Consumer Services

Wendys Company (WEN) $11.14 -0.89%

Wendy’s with bearish flow ahead of a 2015 Guidance Conference call Wednesday. The stock is off 10c to $11.14 and 1,488 Jun 11 puts on the fast food compant are swept across multiple exchanges for 30c, followed by another 1,500 for 33c. More than 4,200 traded at that line against 838 in open interest. The [...]

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Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) $38.12 +3.10%

Active trading in the airliners as the group spikes intraday Monday. Southwest Airlines (LUV) is up 73c to $37.71 and recent trades include a sweep of 4,343 Jun 12 Weekly 38.5 calls across multiple exchanges for 55c whent he market was 45 to 55c. 5,400 now traded that line against 35 in open interest. American [...]

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JD com Inc (JD) $34.57 +2.64%

Active trading in JD call options. The stock is up 77c to $34.45 and trading to session highs. Recent options action on the Chinese online direct sales company include a sweep of 1,255 Jan 35 calls for $4.30 when the market was 4.3 to 4.3. More than 3,000 traded at that line. Jan 40, Jul [...]

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United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) $53.51 +0.04%

Repeat action in UAL options as shares continue to lose altitude. The stock is off 35c to $53.14 and 5,600 Jul 55 calls on the airliner trade for $2.20 when the market was $2.18 to $2.19. More than 10.2K traded at that line and the activity appears to be adding to the 20.2K in open [...]

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ITT Educational Services Inc (ESI) $2.73 +13.28%

Call buyer pays up for near term ITT Education calls. Initiator paid 45c for 2300 June 3 calls shortly after the open as shares traded near $2.60, putting breakeven nearly 30% above current spot level. Opens and suggests a view that shares maybe set to recover some of the value lost this year as fraud [...]

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Omnicare Inc (OCR) $95.57 -0.02%

Opening action in Omnicare puts. The stock is off 2c to $95.57 and the investor is selling Jun 95 puts to buy Dec 80 – 90 put spreads, paying 75c for the package, 15000X. Since all three legs open, the new position appears to be expressing the view that shares are likely to hold above [...]

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EBay Inc (EBAY) $59.68 +0.51%

Upside call buyers are active in Ebay today. The stock is up 20c to $59.58 after a morning dip to $58.95 and 5,360 Jul 62.5 calls on the online auctioneer trade across multiple exchanges for 70c when the market was 55 to 70c. More than 12K traded at that line. May 29 Weekly 59.5 and [...]

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Walmart Stores Inc (WMT) $75.11 +0.28%

Spread trading is driving higher call volume in Walmart Wednesday. The stock is up 24c to $75.14. Roughly 36K calls and 2,600 puts traded on the world’s largest retailer. The top trade is a Dec 87.5 – Jan 82.5 call spread for 80 cents, 10000X. It appears to be rolling to Jan 82.5s from a [...]

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Lululemon Athletica Inc (LULU) $60.86 +0.98%

Bullish flow in Lululemon as shares spike off session lows. The stock is up 49c to $60.76 after a move to $59.30 at the open. A buyer is apparently opening a Jun 61 – 66 call spread on the athletic apparel company for $1.77, 5000X. Jun 12 Weekly 62.5 calls are the third most actives [...]

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Abercrombie and Fitch Co (ANF) $20.04 -0.35%

Three-way spread in Abercrombie ahead of earnings. The stock is off a nickel to $20.06 and the investor buys 5,000 Jun 21.5 calls on the apparel retailer and sells 5,000 Jun 23 and 24 calls, paying 20 cents for the combo. The Jun 21.5 and 24 calls open and the other leg might close. If [...]

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