Small Cap Stocks

GT Advanced Technologies Inc (GTAT) $11.30 -4.88%

Put buyers driving 2nd day of heavy volume in GT Advanced Technologies. Shares off nearly 6% at 11.19 and 10K puts have traded in the opening 10 minutes today, after nearly 50K traded yesterday. Sweep buyers paying 35 to 40 cents for 10/3 10 strike puts dominate the flow, with nearly 6K contracts trading. Yesterday [...]

September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More

GT Advanced Technologies Inc (GTAT) $11.91 -7.10%

GT Advanced Tech attracts a hefty put buyer. With the stock down 90 cents to $11.92 and now down 30% since disappointing news emerged from the iPhone 6 event on Tuesday, one player buys a 25,000-lot of Dec 11 puts on the LED company for $1.375 per contract. It opens (tied to stock on a [...]

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Web com Group Inc (WWWW) $19.38 -2.12%

Web Com Sep 22.5 calls are swept across multiple exchanges for 16 cents, 1300X. The market was 0 to 5 cents early and is now 0 to 10 cents. 2,020 traded total against 2,116 in open interest. Today’s apparent buying might cover from 8/18 when the same calls were trading at 15 cents when the [...]

September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc ($AVNR) $6.71 -0.15%

Mixed sentiment in Avanir Pharmaceuticals today. The stock has been in and out of positive territory and is now flat at $6.72 after moving to multi-year highs Thursday. On the options front, an Oct 5 – 6 put spread on AVNR is bought-to-open this afternoon for 37.5 cents, 15000X. Earlier in the day, however, Oct [...]

September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Molycorp Inc (MCP) $1.50 -3.23%

Mar 1.5 puts on Molycorp are swept up across multiple exchanges Friday. With the stock down a nickel to $1.50, it looks like players were paying 43, 44, 45, 46, 47 and 48 cents per contract. 10,000 traded on the day and the flow is opening. It seems to be expessing concerns that shares of [...]

September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Walter Energy Inc (WLT) $4.18 -0.48%

Walter Energy 6 strike calls see buyer. Buyer used a sweep router to take the 35 cent offer on 10K March 6 calls as shares traded at $4.18. Opens a new position struck 42% above current share price. WLT shares have lost nearly 75% of their value this year and earlier this week a buyer [...]

September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Arch Coal (ACI) $2.93 -1.35%

Bearish flow in the coal producers appears to be a theme today. Arch Coal is off 4 cents to $2.93 and 6,000 Oct 4 puts traded in the name. Another 1,000 Oct 2.5 puts also changed hands. Walter Energy (WLT), which saw a big call spread seller not long ago, is also seeing buying in [...]

September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Walter Energy Inc (WLT) $4.17 -3.70%

Another whale of a trade in Walter Energy. A hefty block of Jan2016 puts on the coal producer was opened Tuesday (see 9/9 color). The stock is down 15 cents to $4.18 Thursday and an investor buys Weekly (9/26) 5.5 calls on WLT and sells 52,000 Weekly (10/24) 4.5 calls, collecting 22 cents on the [...]

September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More

NQ Mobile Inc (NQ) $6.29 +0.16%

NQ Mobile with another position adjustment. The stock is flat at $6.28 and the Jan 5 – 6 call spread on the mobile internet company is bought for 55 cents, 22,500X. The spread has traded 42,500X on the day and appears to roll a block of Jan 6 calls (at $1.70 and $1.75 today) opened [...]

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Endeavor International Corp New (END) $0.55 +3.95%

Large blocks of call options on Endeavor Int’l appear to be closing trades. Shares are up 2 cents to .55 and the biggest is a 28000-lot of Dec 1 calls at a nickel per contract. Open interest is 29,496 and some of those were opened last Tuesday when an investor sold 10,000 Jan 1 and [...]

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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