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Iron Mountain Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:IRM)

Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders purchased 21,473 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 910% compared to the typical volume of 2,126 call options. Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Iron Mountain from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Oramed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ORMP)

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ORMP) was the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors bought 2,566 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 752% compared to the average daily volume of 301 call options. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Jane Street […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Aemetis (NASDAQ:AMTX)

Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMTX) saw unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors bought 6,061 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,192% compared to the average volume of 469 call options. Separately, HC Wainwright assumed coverage on Aemetis in a report on Thursday, December 3rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $10.00 […]

Reed’s Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:REED)

Reed’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:REED) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors bought 3,092 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 4,969% compared to the average volume of 61 call options. Shares of NASDAQ REED traded down $0.05 during trading on Monday, hitting $0.93. 38,879 shares of […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Casper Sleep Call Options (NYSE:CSPR)

Casper Sleep Inc. (NYSE:CSPR) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Traders acquired 13,481 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 3,392% compared to the typical daily volume of 386 call options. Shares of CSPR stock traded up $0.67 during trading on Monday, reaching $8.31. The company’s stock had […]

Globalstar Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSEAMERICAN:GSAT)

Globalstar, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSAT) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors bought 82,908 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 760% compared to the typical volume of 9,640 call options. NYSEAMERICAN:GSAT traded up $0.21 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $1.25. The company’s stock had a trading volume of […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Call Options on Nokia (NYSE:NOK)

Nokia Co. (NYSE:NOK) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors acquired 221,996 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 350% compared to the typical volume of 49,332 call options. NOK has been the subject of several research analyst reports. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Investors Bancorp (NASDAQ:ISBC)

Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders bought 3,705 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,707% compared to the typical volume of 205 call options. ISBC stock opened at $11.99 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $3.00 […]

Conversion Labs Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:CVLB)

Conversion Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLB) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Investors bought 6,894 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 951% compared to the average volume of 656 call options. Separately, BTIG Research began coverage on shares of Conversion Labs in a report on Wednesday, January 6th. They set […]

Starwood Property Trust Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:STWD)

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Traders acquired 75,052 call options on the company. This is an increase of 3,570% compared to the typical daily volume of 2,045 call options. Starwood Property Trust stock opened at $19.52 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (NYSE:BW)

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders acquired 2,334 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,368% compared to the typical volume of 159 call options. Shares of BW stock opened at $6.28 on Friday. The firm has a […]

Lloyds Banking Group Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:LYG)

Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors purchased 5,439 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 350% compared to the average volume of 1,208 call options. Shares of Lloyds Banking Group stock opened at $1.86 on Friday. The business has […]

AmerisourceBergen Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:ABC)

AmerisourceBergen Co. (NYSE:ABC) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders bought 6,080 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 420% compared to the typical volume of 1,169 call options. A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on ABC shares. Credit Suisse Group upped […]

Noah Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:NOAH)

Noah Holdings Limited (NYSE:NOAH) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 1,089 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 662% compared to the typical volume of 143 put options. Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its stake in […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Phreesia (NYSE:PHR)

Phreesia, Inc. (NYSE:PHR) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders acquired 492 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 795% compared to the typical daily volume of 55 call options. Shares of NYSE:PHR opened at $69.80 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $3.08 […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on 8X8 (NYSE:EGHT)

8×8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Investors acquired 3,661 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 786% compared to the average daily volume of 413 put options. In other 8X8 news, CEO Vikram Verma sold 25,710 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October […]

Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR)

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 512 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 726% compared to the average daily volume of 62 call options. NBR opened at $60.86 on Friday. Nabors Industries has a 1-year low of $9.79 and […]

Trimble Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:TRMB)

Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 3,828 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,023% compared to the typical daily volume of 341 call options. Shares of NASDAQ:TRMB opened at $70.76 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, […]

Element Solutions Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:ESI)

Element Solutions Inc (NYSE:ESI) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Investors bought 8,239 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 540% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,287 call options. NYSE:ESI opened at $17.54 on Friday. Element Solutions has a 1-year low of $5.35 and a […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH)

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 9,475 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 320% compared to the average volume of 2,255 call options. In other news, major shareholder Tian Qiao Chen sold 4,268,404 shares of the firm’s stock […]

Qutoutiao Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:QTT)

Qutoutiao Inc. (NASDAQ:QTT) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 7,426 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,761% compared to the average volume of 399 call options. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Qutoutiao from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in […]

Renaissance IPO ETF Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSEARCA:IPO)

Renaissance IPO ETF (NYSEARCA:IPO) saw some unusual options trading on Friday. Traders bought 4,282 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,021% compared to the typical volume of 382 call options. Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of IPO. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought a new position in […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of SCYNEXIS Call Options (NASDAQ:SCYX)

SCYNEXIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCYX) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors acquired 2,082 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,874% compared to the average volume of 70 call options. Shares of NASDAQ SCYX opened at $8.11 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 3.89, […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)

Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSE:SW) saw some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Traders bought 2,253 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 340% compared to the typical daily volume of 512 call options. Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Bank of Montreal Can […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Focus Financial Partners (NASDAQ:FOCS)

Focus Financial Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:FOCS) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Investors bought 2,273 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,894% compared to the average daily volume of 114 call options. A number of brokerages have commented on FOCS. Zacks Investment Research cut Focus Financial Partners […]