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Sogou Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (SOGO)

Sogou Inc (NYSE:SOGO) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders acquired 3,379 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 3,246% compared to the average daily volume of 101 call options. NYSE:SOGO opened at $5.42 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.69, […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Apollo Global Management Call Options (APO)

Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE:APO) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors bought 8,080 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,724% compared to the typical volume of 443 call options. In related news, CFO Martin Kelly sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that […]

Iqvia Target of Unusually High Options Trading (IQV)

Iqvia Holdings Inc (NYSE:IQV) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders bought 2,003 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,331% compared to the average volume of 140 put options. Several research analysts recently issued reports on IQV shares. Piper Jaffray Companies increased their price objective […]

Discovery Communications Sees Unusually High Options Volume (DISCA)

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 40,070 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 3,050% compared to the average daily volume of 1,272 put options. NASDAQ:DISCA opened at $30.13 on Friday. Discovery Communications has a 52 week low of $20.59 and a 52 […]

Arthur J Gallagher & Co (AJG) Short Interest Update

Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,601,483 shares, a decrease of 37.3% from the March 15th total of 2,553,487 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,188,742 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

OFG Bancorp Sees Unusually High Options Volume (OFG)

OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders bought 2,398 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 4,512% compared to the typical volume of 52 call options. OFG Bancorp stock opened at $19.72 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1.01 billion, a P/E ratio of […]

PDF Solutions Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (PDFS)

PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 2,580 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,427% compared to the typical volume of 169 put options. Shares of PDFS stock opened at $13.20 on Friday. PDF Solutions has a 1-year low of $7.56 and a […]

Jacobs Engineering Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (JEC)

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE:JEC) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders bought 3,086 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 2,089% compared to the typical volume of 141 call options. NYSE:JEC opened at $76.93 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 1.58 […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Aimmune Therapeutics (AIMT)

Aimmune Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:AIMT) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors bought 1,002 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,543% compared to the typical volume of 61 put options. AIMT stock opened at $20.21 on Friday. Aimmune Therapeutics has a one year low of $19.81 and a […]

Under Armour Sees Unusually High Options Volume (UA)

Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders purchased 4,779 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,482% compared to the typical volume of 302 put options. Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. B. Riley set a $12.00 price objective […]

Titan International Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (TWI)

Titan International Inc (NYSE:TWI) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 7,582 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 2,570% compared to the typical volume of 284 call options. TWI stock opened at $7.11 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.52, a […]

Sanofi Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (SNY)

Sanofi SA (NYSE:SNY) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 3,110 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,105% compared to the typical daily volume of 258 call options. A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Sanofi from a […]

Enzo Biochem, Inc. (ENZ) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Enzo Biochem, Inc. (NYSE:ENZ) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,091,233 shares, a growth of 42.7% from the March 15th total of 764,561 shares. Approximately 2.5% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, […]

Bazaarvoice Inc (BV) Short Interest Up 62.7% in March

Bazaarvoice Inc (NASDAQ:BV) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,765,649 shares, an increase of 62.7% from the March 15th total of 1,085,005 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 380,764 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.6 days. Currently, […]

Short Interest in Harsco Co. (HSC) Declines By 42.1%

Harsco Co. (NYSE:HSC) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,002,443 shares, a drop of 42.1% from the March 15th total of 3,459,336 shares. Approximately 2.5% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Smith & Nephew (SNN)

Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 4,014 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,649% compared to the typical volume of 146 call options. Shares of SNN stock opened at $37.99 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Medical Properties Trust (MPW)

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors bought 1,425 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,557% compared to the average daily volume of 86 put options. Several research analysts have weighed in on the company. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group lifted their target […]

Pennsylvania R.E.I.T. Sees Unusually High Options Volume (PEI)

Pennsylvania R.E.I.T. (NYSE:PEI) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 3,496 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 4,270% compared to the typical daily volume of 80 put options. Shares of Pennsylvania R.E.I.T. stock opened at $5.67 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.04, […]

iShares Latin America 40 ETF (ILF) Short Interest Up 59.4% in March

iShares Latin America 40 ETF (NYSEARCA:ILF) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,204,537 shares, an increase of 59.4% from the March 15th total of 1,382,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,399,571 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

American Axle & Manufact. Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (AXL)

American Axle & Manufact. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders acquired 5,165 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,393% compared to the typical daily volume of 346 put options. In related news, SVP Alberto L. Satine sold 15,033 shares of the firm’s stock in […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Career Education Put Options (CECO)

Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Traders bought 1,434 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,292% compared to the average daily volume of 103 put options. In other Career Education news, SVP Jeffrey David Ayers sold 10,918 shares of the company’s stock […]

Laboratory Corp. of America Sees Unusually High Options Volume (LH)

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 2,273 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 2,005% compared to the typical daily volume of 108 call options. LH has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Lamar Advertising Call Options (LAMR)

Lamar Advertising Co (NASDAQ:LAMR) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 1,052 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,266% compared to the typical volume of 77 call options. In other Lamar Advertising news, CEO Sean E. Reilly sold 107,606 shares of the business’s stock in […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of New York Community Bancorp Put Options (NYCB)

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 2,577 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 2,243% compared to the typical daily volume of 110 put options. A number of research firms recently commented on NYCB. Zacks Investment Research upgraded […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of SBA Communications Put Options (SBAC)

SBA Communications Co. (NASDAQ:SBAC) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders bought 5,126 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,282% compared to the average volume of 371 put options. In other news, Director Kevin L. Beebe sold 440 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction […]