Technology

Angies List Inc (ANGI) $6.46 -4.01%

Angie’s List attracts opening call writers. The stock is off 22 cents to $6.51 and 4,490 in-the-money Apr 5 calls on the Internet company trade at $1.75 on ISE. A customer is selling calls to open a new position, according to ISEE data. It might be rolling out of Mar 7.5s, which have tarded 1,265 [...]

February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Applied Materials Inc (AMAT) $25.13 +0.00%

Applied Materials attracts higher call volume. The stock is off a dime to $25.03 and an investor sells a 20000-lot of Weekly (2/27) 24 calls on the chip equipment company at $1.20 and buys 15,000 Apr 26 calls for $1.16. The 3X4 might roll a block of Feb (2/27) 24 calls opened last week for [...]

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Teradyne Inc (TER) $19.80 +1.54%

9,160 calls and 265 puts traded in Teradyne. The stock is up 30 cents to $19.80 and 88% of the flow is in the March term. 20, 21, and 22 strikes are drawing the interest and the flow is possibly replacing expiring Feb 20 and 21 calls, which have open interest of 5,521 and 3,281 [...]

February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Ruckus Wireless Inc (RKUS) $11.40 +5.17%

Ruckus Wireless options volume is 20X the daily average. The stock saw a morning pop and is up 46 cents to $11.30. The top trade on the stock is a sweep of 1842 Aug 15-strike calls for 50 cents when the bid-ask was 25 to 50 cents. Nearly 10K traded at that strike. May, Aug, [...]

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) $43.40 -0.30%

Microsoft Jan 35 – 50 bullish risk-reversal for a nickel, 10000X. The investor sold puts to buy calls and, with shares roughly midway between the two strikes, maybe opening a new position on the view MSFT will outperform during the remainder of 2015.

February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Qualcomm Inc (QCOM) $70.91 +0.52%

Qualcomm calls are actively traded. The stock is up 36 cents to $70.90 on relatively light volume of 3.5 million shares (avg daily is 5.5 milloin). 29,000 calls and 4,750 puts traded on the chip-maker. 4,540 Weekly (2/27) 72 calls on QCOM have changed hands. Weekly (2/27) 71.5, Feb 71, and Feb 70 calls are [...]

February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Applied Materials Inc (AMAT) $24.76 +2.74%

Timely call buyer in Applied Materials this morning. The stock is up 57 cents to $24.67 and a 20000-lot of Weekly (2/27) 24 calls on the chip equipment company is bought for 87 cents per contract. 20613 now traded vs. 569 in open interest. The market is now 1.00 to 1.08. Weekly (2/27) 24.5, Weekly [...]

February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments More

ADTRAN Inc (ADTN) $23.02 +1.10%

Adtran attracts increased call activity. The stock is up 27 cents to $23.04 and 1673 Mar 25 calls on the communication equipment company are swept across multiple exchanges for 30 cents when the bid-ask was 5 to 30 cents. 2,120 traded vs. 17 in open interest. 444 Mar 24 calls also traded in the name. [...]

February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments More

CDW Corporation (CDW) $37.75 +1.94%

Sizable print in CDW. The stock is up 78 cents to new highs of $37.81 and a 7300-lot of Mar 40 calls on the information technology company is bought-to-open for 30 cents per contract. It might be stock replacement after a twelve-month 57.5% rally in CDW, as several blocks of stock, totalling 900K shares, printed [...]

February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Apple Inc (AAPL) $128.28 +0.94%

Active trading in Apple short-term options. In fact, of the 2.8 million contracts traded in all products (stocks, indexes, and ETFs) across the exchanges so far today, nearly 10% of the flow is in Feb options on Apple that expire later this week. 262,000 Feb AAPL options have changed hands so far. The stock is [...]

February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More
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