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HESS loses 41 cents to $44.35 and an investor sells 1780 Nov 37.5 puts on the New York-based oil refiner at $2.29 to buy 1780 Nov 47.5 – 57.5 call spreads for $2.43. The three way, for a 14 cent debit, traded on the ISE. A customer sold the puts to buy the call spread, [...]
Risk 13 cents to make 87 cents if JPM manages an 18% climb in the next 44days? Someone likes that bet, with nearly 30,000 July 38-39 call spreads being bought to open over the course of two hours in morning trading Thursday. While a move of almost 20 percent is a longshot, before the $2 [...]
Risk 13cents to make 87cents if JPM manages an 18% climb in the next 44days? Someone likes that bet, with nearly 30,000 July 38-39 call spreads being bought to open over the past 2hrs. While that sort of move seems like a longshot, before the 2billion surprise loss announced last month, shares had spent 2 [...]
Nearly 365,000 Facebook option contracts traded yesterday with puts leading calls 5 to 4 and resulting total open interest is now 247K contracts. OCC clearing data shows customer accounts drove most of the volume, with only 75K cleared firm. A total of 30537 trades executed and nearly 2/3 were 5 lots or smaller. June 30 [...]
A few large blocks of calls on BP traded this afternoon pushing call volume in the driller to triple the daily average level, as shares trade 1.4% lower near $37.64 in heavy spot volume. Largest block was a buyer of 14249 Oct 40 calls for 1.91 vs 600,000 shrs at 37.75 on the Amex, crossed [...]
Whopper of a putspread on the Financial Sector ETF this morning, as a buyer paid 47 cent to open 104,000 July 12-14 put spreads on the AMEX (crossed by Hamilton Executions). Premium totals nearly $5million and this is the largest block seen since mid December when most likely the same trader rolled the 11-13 put [...]
Morgan Stanley (MS) has erased early gains and is now off 34 cents to $13.80 in active trading of 24.5 million shares. Call options on the stock are busy for a second day. Yesterday’s flow created more than 53,000 in new open interest in Oct 17 calls (see 5/15 color), as a massive block was [...]
Disney call volume is running 7x normal this morning as a large condor-ish 4way traded on the Amex about an hour into the day as shares traded near $45.03. Customer sold 8367 July 41 calls at 4.67 and sold 10,300 July 49 calls for 35cents while buying 8867 July 46 calls for 1.31 and 9045 [...]
Ventas option flow is 12x normal today with a put/call ratio near 30 as a trader waited until the last day to roll the half of the largest block of open interest in the name out a month and down $5 in strike. Buyer paid 17.5 cents for the Apr 55 – May 50 diagonal [...]
A buyer of Schwab premium stepped in this afternoon and paid $1.565 for 4000 Sep 13-15 strangles on the PHLX, tied to 14.40 stock. PTR executed and it looks like it may close a position opened on March 13th when paper sold 4K for 1.50 vs 14.25 stock.