Large Cap Stocks

Sprint Corporation New (S) $3.39 -1.17%

Sprint sees a notable upside call buyer. The stock is down 3c to $3.40 and a 7.7K lot of Jan 4 calls on the telecomm trades for 34c on ISE. A customer is buying-to-open, according to ISEE data. The position is being opened after shares notched 52-week lows of $3.1 on Monday and ahead of [...]

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Pfizer Inc (PFE) $35.99 +0.70%

Pfizer with early options action. The stock is up 36c to $36.09 and 4.9K Jan 38 calls on the pharmaceutical company traded across multiple exchanges for 72c when the bid-ask was 67 to 72. Smaller sweeps have since printed for 73, 74 and 75c per contract. 21.5K traded total against 8.1K in open interest. Bullish [...]

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Apple Inc (AAPL) $121.75 -0.51%

Apple gives back early gains and is down 70c to $121.67. Notable sweeps of Sep 80 puts on the stock have traded cross multiple exchanges this morning for 17c when the bid-ask was 15 to 17c. 12K traded total against 2.1K in open interest. The contract is 26% out-of-the-money. Apple is down in 7 of [...]

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JD com Inc (JD) $33.45 +0.51%

JD draws a notable put buyer ahead of earnings. The stock is up 15c to $33.44 and 10K Aug 29.5 puts on the Chinese online retailer are bought for 60c per contract. 15K traded at that strike against 22 in open interest and the new positions are being initiated ahead of an August 7 earnings [...]

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Twitter Inc (TWTR) $31.36 +0.38%

Big premium in Twitter longer-term options as shares attempt to rebound from 52-week lows. The stock is up 20c to $31.44 after yesterday’s 14.5% post-earnings slide. On the options front, a 15K lot of Jan2017 35 calls on the social media company trades firm-to-firm at $5.75 per contract, to open, according to ISEE data. The [...]

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Williams Companies Inc (WMB) $53.49 -0.94%

Williams Companies with a notable ratio spread. The stock is off 56c to $53.45 and an investor is apparently liquidating 30K Aug 60 calls on the natural gas producer at 25c per contract and buying 20K Nov 62.5 calls for $1.30, to open. Open interest in the Aug 60s is more than 50K and trade [...]

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Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc (AHT) $8.69 -1.59%

Ashford Hospitality attracts an opening call buyer. Shares are off 15c to $8.68 and 7K Sep 10 calls on the hotel/motel REIT are bought for 25c per contract. 8.7K traded total and the flow will more than triple the aggregate open interest in the name. Interest is upside calls comes ahead of an Aug 6 [...]

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Nokia Corp (NOK) $6.96 +5.78%

Notable call buying in Nokia. The stock is up 36c to $6.95 on earnings and a 13.6K block of Oct 8 calls on the Finnish phone company traded for 12c per contract on ISE. A customer is buying-to-close, according to ISEE data. 27.3K traded total against 40.5K in open interest. Trade history shows the bulk [...]

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Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG) $68.69 +0.78%

Notable options block in Cheniere Energy. Shares are up 60c to $68.69 and 10K Jan 70 calls on the liquefied natural gas company is opened for $3.25 per contract on ISE. ISEE data indicate that the options are opening for a firm account and it appears to be a delta neutral trade, as the calls [...]

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Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) $82.82 -0.36%

Notable activity in Exxon Mobil deep out-of-the-money puts ahead of of earnings. The stock is off 28c to $82.86 and 12.5K Jan 65 puts on the oil company are bought for 58c per contract. 23.3K traded total against 12.3K in open interest. The flow opens a block of puts struck 21.6% below spot and the [...]

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