Technology

Vringo Inc (VRNG) $3.27 -1.21%

Vringo sees higher options volume on spread trading. The stock is down a nickel to $3.26 and the Aug – Sep 3.5 put spread on the New York, NY patents and property rights company trades for 24 cents, 4000X. Looks like a roll out to Sep from Aug and extending a bearish outlook in VRNG [...]

July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

NCR Corp (NCR) $34.20 +1.73%

Call volume spikes in NCR as 3way spread trades. Cusomer bought 7000 Jan 40/45 call spreads for .90 against a sale of 3500 Jul 35 c for .60, crossed on NYSE-ARCA as shares traded near 34.14. Sweep of 1500 Aug 37 calls at the 80c offer took place immediately after. Jan 40-45 calls are largest [...]

June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

NQ Mobile Inc (NQ) $5.82 -8.63%

Noteworthy spread in NQ Mobile. The stock is down 61 cents to $5.76 and falling to new 52-week lows. An investor is apparenly paying $1 for the Dec 7 – 12 call spread on the mobile internet company, 10000X. The stock has dropped 70% over the past four months and so today’s action appears to [...]

June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Yahoo Inc (YHOO) $34.32 +1.96%

Yahoo Jan 40 calls are today’s most active options. Nearly 90,000 traded against 159,837 in open interest, which is the largest block of OI in Yahoo options. The flow includes a morning seller of 20,000 contracts at $1.62 per contract on PHLX. Several other 20K lots traded at $1.60 on ISE. Like with TWTR, MPEL, [...]

June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

King Digital Entertainment plc (KING) $17.49 +3.00%

Upside calls on King Digital see early interest. The stock is up 66 cents to $17.64 and players are opening in the July 18 calls for 60 and 70 cents per contract. 5,216 traded against 829 in open interest. No news on the ticker to explain the 3.6% gain in shares or bullish options activity [...]

June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Twitter Inc (TWTR) $40.69 -1.81%

Open interest data confirms yesterday’s Twitter Sep 50 call trade nets buyer $5M. 80K Sep 50 calls crossed yesterday on ISE were confirmed as closing customer seller for an average price of 1.56. Entry was 6/12 and 6/13 for an average price near 94cents as shares traded near $36.80. Exit realizes 62cents or a 65% [...]

June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Tableau Software Inc (DATA) $70.34 +0.19%

Bearish flow in Tableau. The stock is up 21 cents to $70.42 and the top trade on the Seattle, WA enterprise software company is a 5,137-lot of Jul 65 puts for $1.40 when the market was $1.25 to $1.40. Volume at that strike is now 7,425 against 857 in open interest. Aug 70 puts on [...]

June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More

JDS Uniphase Corporation (JDSU) $12.23 +4.17%

Relative strength and bullish flow in JDS Uniphase. The stock is up 49 cents to $12.23 and the top options trade on the networking company is a 3926-lot of Jul 13 calls for 10 cents on ISE. A customer is buying-to-open, according to ISEE data. 13,125 now traded against 319 in open interest. Jul 12, [...]

June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Apple Inc (AAPL) $90.26 -0.11%

Apple attracts a hefty ratio spread. The stock is down 15 cents to $90.21 and the Weekly (7/25) 90.14 – 96 (1X2) call spread trades on AAPL for 46 cents, 15000X. The opening position seems to be targeting a move to $96 over the next month. Recent high is $95.05 from Jun 6. The options [...]

June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Facebook Inc (FB) $67.28 +2.37%

Facebook call volume heavy as shares lift 2.5%. On track for well over 300K calls, 50% above normal and triple the put volume, as IV lifts nearly 2pts to 41.5%. Large block traded on PHLX as a cust sold 20K July 65 calls for $3.30 and bought 60K july 70s for $1.03. 65s may close [...]

June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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