Mid Cap Stocks

Crestwood Midstream Partners LP New (CMLP) $22.18 +3.50%

Call buyer in Crestwood Mideast Partners. Shares are up 81 cents to $22.64 and a 2428-lot of CMLP Oct 22.5 calls trades for 75 cents on ISE. It’s an opening customer buyer, according to ISEE data. 4,200 contracts now traded. Shares are up 10% in the past two weeks. Earnings were reported on 8/6, two [...]

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SunEdison Inc (SUNE) $22.31 +1.64%

Sweep call buyer in Sun Edison. The stock is up 34 cents to $22.29 and 3,718 Weekly (8/22) 20 calls on the solar panel company are swept across multiple exchanges for $2.35 when the market was $1.72 to $2.35. It’s opening. The contracts expire in 2 days.

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Five Below Inc (FIVE) $38.58 -1.81%

Bullish trading in Five Below. With the stock down 71 cents to $38.58, the Sep – Nov 40 call spread on the retailer is bought for $1.20, 12500X. It appears to roll a block of Sep 40 calls (at $1.55 today) that was opened in July, including an 8000-lot for $1.10 on 7/23 when the [...]

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Teck Resources Ltd (TCK) $22.83 -0.09%

Teck Resources Nov 20 – 22 put spread is bought for 53 cents, 3300X, to open. The stock is underperforming in August and has lost nearly 5% month-to-date. The Nov options will capture the next earnings in late-Oct and the new position in the put spread today seems to be expressing concerns about additional losses [...]

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F5 Networks (FFIV) $120.03 +2.97%

F5 Networks sees relative strength and bullish options order flow. After rallying at the open, the stock has been working higher throughout the day and is up 3% to $120.05. Recent options trades on the software-maker include a 1470-lot of Oct 130 calls for $1.71 on ISE. A customer bought-to-openm according to ISEE data. Seconds [...]

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PulteGroup Inc (PHM) $19.15 +1.97%

Pulte Group draws increased call activity. The stock is up 40 cents to $19.18 and 4,170 Sep 19 calls on the homebuillder are swept across multiple exchanges for 54 cents. It’s an opening buyer (firm, not customer), according to ISEE data. 4,567 contracts traded total. Bullish flow in builders (as well HOV call buying and [...]

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Generac Holding Inc (GNRC) $47.12 +1.77%

Generac Holding draws increased options action. The stock is up 93 cents to $47.23 and a 10000-lot of Nov 55 calls on the machinery company is bought-to-open for $1 per contract. 11,650 now traded at that strike and the flow seems to be expressing a bullish view on GNRC for the next few months. The [...]

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RF Micro Devices Inc (RFMD) $12.02 +2.04%

Ratio spread in RF Micro. With the stock up 22 cents to new 52-week highs of $12, an investor is apparently selling 16000 Jan 11 calls on the chipmaker at $1.75 to buy 22000 Jan 12 calls for $1.25. The Jan 12s open and the Jan 11s possibly close. Therefore, the spread might be a [...]

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American Eagle Outfitters Inc (AEO) $11.38 +2.15%

American Eagle attracts a big call seller. The stock is up 17 cents to $11.31 after an afternoon spike yesterday. 28,000 Sep 12 calls on the apparel retailer are sold on the apparel retailer at 40 cents. It likely exits a position opened yesterday for 35 cents. 32,156 now traded against 36,911 in open interest. [...]

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American Eagle Outfitters Inc (AEO) $11.22 +4.66%

American Eagle sees increased activity ahead of earnings. The stock is up 3.7% to $11.12 after an afternoon spike on increasing volume. A flurry of options activity surfaced as well, being led by a 22180-lot of Sep 12 calls at 35 cents when the market was 35 to 40 cents. 34,500 now traded at that [...]

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