Technology

TIBCO Software (TIBX) $21.18 +0.52%

Pre-earnings trading activity in Tibco. The stock is up 15 cents to $21.55 and the focus is on Aug 20 puts. 4,290 traded, driven by smaller sweeps for $1.40 and $1.50 across multiple exchanges. Customers are buying-to-open, according to ISEE data. 4,390 traded on the day. Bearish flow comes ahead of earnings, Thursday afternoon. The [...]

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Micron Technology Inc (MU) $23.91 -0.21%

Micron draws a hefty put spread. The stock is off 3 cents to $23.93 and an Apr – Jul 24 ps is bought on the memory chipmaker for $1, 10500X. Looks like a roll out to Jul from Apr and maybe adjusting a hedge after the recent surge in shares. Although MU is down 6.8% [...]

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Nokia Corp (NOK) $7.63 +1.19%

Nokia sees noteworthy put activity. The stock is up 8 cents to $7.62 and a 6000-lot of May 7s trade on NOK for 33 cents on ISE. A customer bought-to-open, according to ISEE data. 1,764 May 8 puts also traded. Flyonthewall reports today that the company’s management has scheduled a meeting with JP Morgan.

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Facebook Inc (FB) $67.06 -0.97%

A second big spread in Facebook. The stock is now down 61 cents to $67.11 and falling to session lows. On the options front, an investor sold 46000 Jun 65 calls on the social media company at $7.85 to buy 56,000 May 70 calls for $4.65. The June calls probably exit a position opened last [...]

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Facebook Inc (FB) $67.84 +0.18%

Hefty put spread in Facebook. The stock is up 28c to $68 and the investor sold the 65 – 67.5 put spread in the March 28 Weeklys on FB at 76 cents, 19000X. It probably rolls a position in the 67.5 puts (at $1.59 today) that was opened last week for $1.30 when the stock [...]

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Invensense Inc (INVN) $22.24 +4.12%

Invensense sees early options action. The stock is up 82 cents to $22.18 after RW Baird raised their price target on the San Jose, CA MEMS gyroscope-maker. Recent options trades include a sweep of 6887 Mar 22.5 calls across mutiple exchanges for 45 cents when the market was 40 to 45 cents. 7,395 traded agagainst [...]

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American Tower Corporation REIT (AMT) $80.43 +0.10%

American Tower attracts increased put activity. The stock is up 11 cents to $80.46 and most of the options order flow surfaced early, driven by a sweep of 1600 July 70s for 95 cents per contract. 3,370 now traded against 253 in open interest. Looks like buyers are taking defensive or bearish positions in AMT [...]

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Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) $10.19 +1.80%

Cypress sees midday options action. The stock is up 14 cents to $10.15 and a sweep of 5,560 Jun 10 calls recently traded on the chipmaker for 75 cents when the market was 60 to 75 cents. Volume at that strike is now 7,188 against 2,330 in open interest and the market lifted to 75 [...]

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSM) $19.25 -0.93%

Taiwan Semi attracts bearish flow. The stock is down 18 cents to $19.25 and an investor pays $1.225 for Jul 17.5 – 20 put spreads, 15000X. The 20s are opening and the Jan 17.5s are possibly closing from Jan and Feb, including a buyer of 10K for $1.45 on 1/24 when the stock was at [...]

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NCR Corp (NCR) $33.07 -1.90%

Hefty new positoin in NCR. The stock is off 66 cents to $33.05 and a Jan 40 – 45 call spread trades on the corporate IT company for $1.05, 10000X on ISE. An investor is buying, to open, according to ISEE data. If so, the spread seesm to be targeting a substantial rally in shares [...]

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