Software & Computer Services
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 [...]
Twitter with relative strength and higher call volume. The stock is up $1.08 to $49.14 after hitting a morning high of $49.52 on increasing volume of 8.6 million shares. Briefing attributes the strength to positive commentary from BofA/Merrill. 67,000 calls and 22,000 puts already traded on the social media company. Sep 48 calls have traded [...]
Relatively active trading in Yahoo as shares move to 52-week highs. The stock is up 39 cents to $38.18 on increasing volume of 20.5 million shares after Alibaba disclosed better-than-expected Q2 results. On the options front, one player bought-to-open a 10000-lot of Jan2016 35 calls on Yahoo for $7.60 per contract. Another noteworthy trade is [...]
ServiceNow Sep 65 calls are drawing interest. The stock is up 65 cents to $60.38 and 1,379 contracts were swept across multiple exchanges for 65 cents and then 3,691 more traded for 70 cents. 5,907 Sep 65 calls now traded in NOW against 1,235 in open interest. The market is 80 to 85 cents. DA [...]
Calls on Yahoo are busy today, driven by closing activity. The stock is down 1.1 pecent to $37.56 and the top trade is a Sep 40 – 45 call spread, sold at 78 cents, 14000X, and is maybe covering an open position. Meanwhile, Oct 40, 43, and 46 calls are the most actives in Yahoo [...]
Increased call activity in King Digital. The stock is up 57 cents to $13.91 and seeing relative strength in active trading of 2.5 million shares on news the company is introducing Candy Crush Saga in China. More than 11,000 Sep 14 calls and 5,500 Sep 13 calls traded in the name. The flow seems to [...]
Intuit drops $3.48 to $82.33 on earnings and one player seizes the weakness to buy an 8,364-lot of Oct 90 calls on the software-maker for 75 cents per contract on ISE. It doesn’t look tied to stock. 12,280 INTU Oct 90 calls now traded against 1,156 in open interest.
Fire Eye Sep 28.5 calls seeing some interest. The stock is off 27 cents to $27.30 and 17,38 contracts are swept across multiple exchanges for $1.20 when the market was $1.1 to $1.20. 2,174 traded against 313 in open interest. Stock has been an underperformer and is down 32.7% since June.
Active trading in Gogo. The stock hit a high of $18.07 and is up 4.6% to $17.56 on increasing volume of 2.5 million shares. The options order flow on the on-flight internet service provider has been in smaller lots and mostly scattered in Sep, Oct and Nov calls. Oct 20s are the most actives, with [...]
Noteworthy trade in Yahoo. With the stock up 12 cents to $37.62, an Oct 40 – 43 – 46 call butterfly spread is bought on the Internet company for 38 cents, 21500X. It appears to be a new position (although it might roll an Oct 40 – 43 cs to the Oct 43- 46 cs) [...]