Mid Cap Stocks

Marvell Technology Group Ltd (MRVL) $14.22 -2.17%

Active trading in Marvell Tech options. The stock is down 30 cents to $14.23 amid weakness in the chip sector and an investor buys a 10000-lot of May 14.5 calls on the semiconductor company for 32 cents per contract. It might be stock replacement as the calls are tied to a hefty block of 500K [...]

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Transocean Ltd (RIG) $16.31 -3.89%

Heavy put volume in Transocean led by spread trading. The stock is down 67 cents to $16.30 amid weakness in the drillers after BHI said rig counts were down 22 this week. The May 15 – Jun 14 put spread on RIG trades for 29 cents, 16000X on ISE. It appears to be rolling May [...]

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Theravance Inc (THRX) $17.44 -0.11%

7,185 calls and only 4 puts traded in Theravance. The stock is off 36 cents to $17.10 and recent trades on the biotech include a sweep of 1,691 May 19 calls for 55 cents per contract across multiple exchanges when the market was 30 to 55 cents. The market is 45 to 50 cents. May [...]

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Bruker Corporation (BRKR) $19.39 +0.36%

Bruker Corp draws bullish flow. The stock is up 8 cents to $19.40 and 2000 Jun 20 calls on the medical labs company trade for 85 cents followed by 160 more for 88 cents, 160 for 95 cents, and 205 for $1. More than 3,600 traded and the flow opens the largest block of open [...]

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Aruba Networks Inc (ARUN) $24.62 -0.06%

Aruba Networks Oct 24 puts trade 8,900 contracts vs. 1,642 in open interest. Looks like a dime is being paid to maybe hedge stock. H-P struck a deal to buy ARUN in late-Feb.

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Integrated Device Technology Inc (IDTI) $19.25 -2.23%

Second day of bearish flow in Integrated Device Tech. Jun 21, Jun 21, May 19 puts on the 35-year old semiconductor company saw opening activity yesterday (see 4/23 color). Shares are off 43 cents to $19.26 and smaller lots of Jun 20 puts on IDTI trade for $1.90, $1.95 and $2 before 3,348 contracts are [...]

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Nuance Communications Inc (NUAN) $15.23 +1.74%

Bullish early options flow in Nuance Comm. The stock is up 27 cents to $15.24 and 1872 Jul 16 calls on the app software company trades for 65 cents when the bid ask was 55 to 65 cents. 9,220 traded at that strike against 1,763 in open interest. The market is now 70 to 75 [...]

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Owens and Minor Inc (OMI) $33.47 +0.09%

Opening action in Owens and Minor options ahead of earnings. The stock is up a nickel to $33.48 and a 2000-lot of Sep 35 calls on the medical equipment company trades for $1 when the bid-ask was 65c to $1. More than 2,100 traded total and the flow will create the largest block of open [...]

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Lennar Corp (LEN) $46.93 -3.06%

Lennar June 50 calls are actively traded. The stock is off $1.50 to $46.91 on disappionting results from peer Pulte Group (PHM) and 23,190 traded at that strike against 5,087 in open interest. The flow has been mostly smaller lots and seems to include some buyers paying $1.10 and $1.12 per contract, to open. The [...]

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California Resources Corporation (CRC) $9.46 +7.62%

Big call buyer in California Resources. The stock is up 7.1% to $9.41 and movnig to session highs. A 30000-lot of Aug 9 calls on the Los Angeles, CA oil and gas company is bought for 95 cents per contract. It opens the largest block of open interest in the name and seems to be [...]

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