Software & Computer Services

21Vianet Group Inc (VNET) $26.20 -4.41%

Bearish trading continues in 21Vianet. The stock is down $1.03 to $26.38 and Sep 25 puts are the most active options on the Chinese internet company Tuesday. 1,834 traded. Sep 30 and Sep 22.5 puts are the next most actives. Players opened new positions in the Sep 22.5, Sep 25, and Sep 30 puts on [...]

September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) $44.66 +0.88%

Repeat activity in Microsoft. With the stock up 30 cents to $44.57, the Aug 35 – Nov 39 call spread on the software maker trades for $3.97, 60587X. The action is similar to the Aug 35 – Nov 37 call spread that traded on Monday, 62000X, which rolled a block of short calls to Nov [...]

August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Facebook Inc (FB) $73.93 +0.22%

Deep call buyer may be crying uncle in Facebook. Paid $24.65 for 1000 Jan 50 calls a moment ago with shares near $74. Trade history shows several large blocks opened last fall when FB shares were below $50 and sellers were collecting near $9 for these calls.

August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments More

FireEye Inc (FEYE) $31.62 +3.00%

FireEye Sep 37 – Dec 33 call spread for $3.625, 3000X. With the stock up 92 cents to $31.92 today, but down 21.3% since June, the investor is apparently liquidating a position in Sep 37 calls on the cybersecurity sofware-maker while opening a new block of Dec 33 calls. If so, the adjustment is expressing [...]

August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

NQ Mobile Inc (NQ) $6.42 -0.93%

Another big print in NQ Mobile. With the stock flat at $6.48, the Jan 6 – 7 call spread on the mobile internet company is apparently being bought for 45 cents, 42,400X. The Jan 6s (for $2.10 today) open a new position. The Jan 7s (at $1.65) probably close from last week when the same [...]

August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Rackspace Hosting Inc (RAX) $29.53 +0.10%

Rackspace Dec 33 – 40 call spread is bought for $1.475, 2000X. The position is opening and seems to be expressing a bullish view for the cloud computing company for the months ahead. The stock is up 2 cents to $29.52 today, but down 22.4% from two months ago. It was down on earnings yesterday.

August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Compuware Corp (CPWR) $9.16 +0.66%

Compuware Nov 9 – Feb 11 bearish risk-reversal trades for even money, 3000X. It’s opening and tied to 165K shares. The stock is up 5 cents to $9.15 and the new position seems to be expressing the view that shares of the software company will see incrased volatility in the months ahead.

August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Symantec Corp (SYMC) $24.22 -0.29%

Sizable sweep of Symantec put options. With shares up 3 cents to $24.32, 5,291 Aug 24 puts on the security software-maker are swept across multiple exchanges for 14 cents when the bid-ask was 9 to 14 cents. 8,572 traded total against 2,963 in open interest. The contract expires in a few days. SYMC reported earnigns [...]

August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Twitter Inc (TWTR) $44.56 +2.98%

Heavy early call volume in Twitter as shares lift 3.% to $44.70. 30K calls on tape in opening ten minutes, vs 6000 puts, with upside strikes in August leading the flow. Large block of Aug 45 calls are set to expire this Friday, 43K contracts, most of which were opened on July 29 pre-earnings when [...]

August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) $43.16 -0.09%

Big prints in Microsoft. With the stock down 2 cents to $43.18, the investor buys 62,200 Aug 35 calls on the software giant for $8.20 and sells 62,200 Nov 37 calls at $6.25. The spread, for $1.95, probably rolls a block of in-the-money Aug calls ahead of the expiration to a new short position in [...]

August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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