Technology

Facebook Inc (FB) $70.14 +0.06%

Put buyer likes Facebook. The stock is up 24 cents to $70.34 and a Mar 67.5 – Weekly (3/28) 67.5 put spread trades on the social media company for 55 cents, 10000X. A buyer is possibly rolling a position out two weeks (same trade as noted in today’s CRM color). If so, the March 67.5 [...]

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Salesforce Com Inc (CRM) $60.43 -0.97%

Salesforce.com sees higher options volume. The stock is off 52 cents to $60.50 and a Mar 57.5 – Weekly (3/28) 57.5 put spread trades on the stock for 36 cents, 8662X. Looks like a roll of Mar 57.5 calls (at 44 cents) that was opened on 2/18 for roughly $1.30. Shares are down 4% since [...]

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) $50.69 -3.13%

increasing put volume in Cognizant Tech. The stock dropped $1.70, or 3.3%, to $50.63 in active trading of 586K shares. Roughly 4,450 puts and 700 calls traded on the software-maker, which is double the daily average. The flow includes an early sweep of 1,129 Apr 52.5 puts for $2.40 when the market was $2.20 to [...]

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Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD) $3.85 -2.41%

AMD attracts increased put activity. The stock is down 6 cents to $3.89 and one investor bought a 12000-lot of Jul 4 puts on the chipmaker for 51 cents per contract. 12,511 now traded against 19,212 in open interest. The market is 54 to 58 cents. Weekly 4 puts are the second most actives in [...]

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Facebook Inc (FB) $71.66 +2.68%

Facebook sees a flurry of early options activity. The stock is up 2.7% to $71.65 in heavy trading of 7.1 million shares after UBS boosted its price target on the social media company to $90 from $72 and maintained a buy rating. Roughly 38,000 calls and 8,700 puts traded in FB options in the first [...]

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Finisar Corp (FNSR) $23.72 -0.67%

Post-earnings put spead in Finisar. The stock is down 21 cents to $23.67 and the Mar 22 – 24 (2X1) ps trades on the stock at 35 cents, 5625X. It probably closes from 2/19 when the idential spread was apparently being bought for 24 cents, to open. Shares have dropped 4.7% since that time and [...]

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Nokia Corp (NOK) $7.97 +1.79%

Nokia sees noteworthy activity. The stock is up 18 cents to $8 after Credit Suisse added NOK to its focus list. On the options front, the top trades on Nokia: A May 9 – 10 call spread for 17 cents, 10000X. Looks like an opening buyer and comes one day after players were opening in [...]

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Gogo Inc (GOGO) $24.32 -0.04%

Bullish flow in GOGO. The stock is up 3 cents to $24.38 in active trading of 2.6 million shares after SAC Capital disclosed a 5.1% stake in the company. Roughly 11,000 calls and 1,245 puts traded in GOGO. Investors appear to be opening in Mar 24 and Apr 23 calls on the stock and 30-day [...]

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Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD) $3.95 +6.33%

AMD attracts higher volume. The stock is up 23 cents to $3.95 in brisk trading of 17 million shares and total options volume is lopsided at 24K calls and 1,275 puts. Recent trades include a sweep of 2584 Jul 4.5s for 31 cents when the market was 28 to 31 cents. 8,800 contracts now traded. [...]

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Computer Sciences Corp (CSC) $63.40 +1.31%

Computer Sciences with deep out-of-the-money call buying. The stock is up 84 cents to $63.42 and a sweep of 723 Mar 70s trades for 10 cents. 1121 May 65 calls also traded on CSC. Options volume is already running 4.5X the daily average.

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