Mid Cap Stocks

Gannett Co Inc (GCI) $29.37 -0.41%

Afternoon sweeps of Gannett puts. The stock is down 13 cents to $29.36 and Jul 29 puts on the newspaper company are swept for 60, 65 and 70 cents per contract. Volume at that strike is 5,739 against 195 in open interest. Bearish flow in GCI comes after a two-month 13% advance in shares. The [...]

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Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD) $4.11 -5.73%

Active trading in AMD today. The stock is down 25 cents to $4.11 on increasing volume of 36 million shares. Roughly 20,000 calls and 79,000 puts traded on the chip-maker. More than 32,400 Jul 4 puts traded in the name. Jul 3.5 have traded 30,700 contracts and 30-day implied volatility in the options on the [...]

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Rockwood Holdings Inc (ROC) $74.70 +0.81%

Bullish three-way in Rockwood. The stock is up 62 cents to $74.72 and the investor is apparently selling 2000 Jan 60 puts on the chemicals company at $1.45 to buy 2000 Jan 80 – 90 call spreads for $2.60. The new position is being opened after several months of choppy action in ROC. The sock [...]

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Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) $4.29 -2.94%

Kinross Gold sees higher call volume. The stock is off 13 cents to $4.29 after rallying along with other names in the sector on higher gold prices yesterday. A 40,044-lot of Nov 5 calls trades on the gold miner for 20 cents per contract on ISE. Data from the exchange is reporting an opening seller, [...]

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TIBCO Software (TIBX) $19.75 -5.14%

Tibco sees heavy trading. The stock is down $1.16 to $19.66 on volume of 7.1 million shares on the heels of the software maker’s earnings report. However, the stock is climbing off session lows after a CNBC commentator mentioned the stock could be an acquisition target for IBM or SAP. 28,000 calls and 6,700 puts [...]

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BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) $9.47 +4.18%

Blackberry sees brisk trading. The stock is up 3.5% to $9.32 on volume of 17 million shares today and on a two-day 13.2% run higher after reporting earnings before the bell Thursday. An intraday spike in the stock Friday is being attributed to a positive research report from Citron Research. 45,000 calls and 11,000 puts [...]

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J C Penney Company Inc (JCP) $8.89 -1.55%

JC Penney draws an opening call spread. The stock is off 13 cents to $8.90 and a Nov 10 – 12 cs on the retailer trades for 49 cents, 3000X. 6000 traded on the day and the new position seems to be expressing a bullish view for JCP for the next five months.

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Tesoro Corporation (TSO) $60.85 +0.26%

Increased trading activity in Tesoro. The stock is up 21 cents to $60.90 and an investor is apparently selling 13,100 Nov 67.5 calls on the oil refiner at $6.30 and buying 19,100 Aug 62.5 calls for $2.27. August is opening, and Nov 57.5s might close. If so, a position is being rolled to out-of-the-money Aug [...]

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Youku Tudou Inc (YOKU) $21.79 +1.11%

Early activity in Youku Tudou. The stock is up 30 cents to $21.85 and a 1600-lot of Sep 20 calls on the Chinese internet company trades for $3.20 when the market was $3 to $3.20. It’s opening. Jul 22 calls on the stock have traded 770 contracts. The stock is on a two-week 14% run [...]

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Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM) $36.89 +4.56%

Agnico Eagle Mines attracts bullish flow. The stock is up $1.59, or 4.5%, to $36.89 on increasing volume of 3.3 million shares after gold gained more than $45 to $1318 Thursday (silver up $1.10 to $20.88). On the options front, 11,000 calls and 2,050 puts traded in AEM. Aug 35 calls have traded 2,658 contracts. [...]

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