Small Cap Stocks

E Commerce China Dangdang Inc (DANG) $8.88 -3.16%

eCommerce DangDang with increased options activity. The stock is down 31c to $8.86 and in the midst of a four-day 17.5% skid. An investor pays 15c for the Aug 8 – 10 bullish risk-reversal on the Chinese business-to-consumer eCommerce company, 5200X. The new position is tied to 518K shares at $8.85.

June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Silica Holdings Inc (SLCA) $29.06 +2.22%

Sizable sweep of Silica calls as shares spike off morning lows. The stock is up 67c to $29.10 and 6,120 Jul 30 calls on the commercial silica producer are swept across multiple exchanges for 70c when the market was 50 to 70c. It opens. 6,400 traded total, as shares make an aggressive 6.6% move off [...]

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St Joe Company (JOE) $15.42 +1.72%

Relative strength and short-term call buyers in St. Joe Company. The stock is up 20c to $15.36 and 1,789 Jul 15-strike calls traded on the real estate development company. Another 700 Jul 16s also changed hands. The interest comes ahead of an Annual Meeting tomorrow. Upside call buyers were active in the name on 6/23 [...]

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American Capital Agency Corporation (AGNC) $18.75 -3.45%

American Capital attracts a notable call spread. The stock is down 3.4% to $18.75 and a Dec 20 – 21 call spread on the REIT trades for 13c, 16450X. The Dec 20s open and the other leg might close. If so, the activity is maybe rolling a block of long Dec 21 calls opened in [...]

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American Realty Capital Properties Inc (ARCP) $8.24 +1.48%

American Capital attracts a second day of bullish flow. 13.6K Jan 10 calls and 4.3K Oct 10 calls on the REIT were opened yesterday. Shares are up 12c to $8.24 and Jan 10 calls are again the most actives in the name. 5,235 contracts changed hands, including a multi-exchange sweep of 5K for 25c. A [...]

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Exelixis Inc (EXEL) $3.65 -4.45%

Active trading and increasing implied volatility in Exelixis options. Shares are off 17c to $3.65 and the largest options trade on the biotech is 4350 Jul 3 puts for 30c when the market was 15 to 30c. It opens. 10.5K traded total. A bit later, an investor bought 3500 Jul 2.5 puts on Exelixis for [...]

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Penn Virginia Corp (PVA) $4.88 +9.66%

Heavy trading in Penn Virginia before and after the stock was halted. It hit an intraday high of $5.48 on speculation BP was interested in the company. But the stock was halted at $5.36 per share after the company issued a statement saying that it does not comment on market rumors and that it did [...]

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C&J Energy Services Ltd (CJES) $13.11 -3.53%

C&J Energy Services sees 10X daily average options volume, fueled by put spreads. The stock is off 47c to $13.12 and the Jul 14 – Aug 13 put spread on the Houston, TX oil services company trades at 2.5c, 2500X. It appears to be rolling a block of puts, maybe a hedge, to August from [...]

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American Realty Capital Properties Inc (ARCP) $8.38 +0.12%

Active trading in American Capital Realty upside calls. Shares are up 2c to $8.39 and recent trades on the REIT include a sweep of 5K Jan 10s for 25c when the market was 15 to 20c. More than 10.3K now traded at that line against 12.4K in open interest. The market is 20 to 25c. [...]

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Earthlink Holdings Corporation (ELNK) $7.51 +2.60%

Earthlink sees 6X daily average volume. The stock is up 12c to 52-week highs of $7.44 today. Recent trades on the internet company include a sweep of 1727 Jul 8 calls for 15c when the market was 10 to 15c. More than 2,330 traded at that line. The flow will open the second largest block [...]

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