Hewlettt Packard (HPQ) adds 5.2 percent to $15 and is the leader in the Dow Jones Industrial Average this morning. On the options front, the top trades on the stock are part of a Jan14 10 – 15 call spread for $3.15, 10000X on ISE. An investor bought the spread, to open, according to data from ISE. Looks tied to 250K shares at $15 and comes as the stock extends the gains off 52-week lows set after the company reported earnings on 11/20. HPQ is up 28 percent since that time.
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