Options Articles

Traders Purchase High Volume of G-III Apparel Group Put Options (NASDAQ:GIII)

G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GIII) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 2,561 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,511% compared to the average daily volume of 159 put options. Several research firms recently commented on GIII. Piper Jaffray Companies upped their target price […]

Healthequity Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:HQY)

Healthequity Inc (NASDAQ:HQY) saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors acquired 1,018 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 843% compared to the average volume of 108 put options. In other news, CFO Darcy G. Mott sold 4,000 shares of Healthequity stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October […]

Eagle Pharmaceuticals Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:EGRX)

Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:EGRX) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 1,008 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,876% compared to the average volume of 51 call options. A number of brokerages have recently commented on EGRX. ValuEngine lowered Eagle Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Weyerhaeuser Call Options (NYSE:WY)

Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 16,855 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,353% compared to the average daily volume of 687 call options. WY stock opened at $29.60 on Thursday. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $29.25 and […]

ArcelorMittal Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:MT)

ArcelorMittal SA (NYSE:MT) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Traders bought 51,896 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,363% compared to the average volume of 2,107 put options. MT stock opened at $17.02 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.42, a quick ratio of 0.52 and […]

Investors Buy High Volume of At Home Group Put Options (NYSE:HOME)

At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 1,792 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 960% compared to the average daily volume of 169 put options. In other At Home Group news, CEO Lewis L. Bird III bought 64,005 shares […]

Ameris Bancorp Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:ABCB)

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Investors bought 1,035 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,853% compared to the average daily volume of 53 call options. A number of analysts recently commented on the company. Stephens started coverage on Ameris Bancorp in a research note on […]

Avalara Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:AVLR)

Avalara Inc (NYSE:AVLR) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders acquired 2,940 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,100% compared to the average daily volume of 245 put options. A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus raised shares […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Phillips 66 Put Options (NYSE:PSX)

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) saw some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 11,581 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,817% compared to the typical volume of 604 put options. PSX has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Phillips 66 […]

Uniqure Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:QURE)

Uniqure NV (NASDAQ:QURE) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 3,594 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 942% compared to the average volume of 345 call options. QURE opened at $63.92 on Wednesday. The business has a fifty day moving average of $50.73 […]

Associated Banc Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:ASB)

Associated Banc Corp (NYSE:ASB) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders acquired 709 call options on the company. This is an increase of 913% compared to the typical daily volume of 70 call options. ASB stock opened at $21.00 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00, a quick […]

Verint Systems Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:VRNT)

Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders acquired 1,946 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,549% compared to the typical daily volume of 118 put options. NASDAQ VRNT opened at $47.56 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.50, a […]

Avnet Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:AVT)

Avnet (NYSE:AVT) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 1,694 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,386% compared to the typical daily volume of 114 put options. In other news, Director William H. Schumann sold 13,288 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction […]

Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ:BHF)

Brighthouse Financial Inc (NASDAQ:BHF) saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 6,982 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 3,118% compared to the typical volume of 217 put options. NASDAQ:BHF opened at $38.10 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $39.51 and a two-hundred […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of QUALCOMM Call Options (NASDAQ:QCOM)

QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) was the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders bought 479,217 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,320% compared to the average daily volume of 33,738 call options. In related news, EVP Michelle M. Sterling sold 10,398 shares of QUALCOMM stock in a transaction that occurred […]

Canadian National Railway Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:CNI)

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) (TSE:CNR) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 1,116 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 854% compared to the average daily volume of 117 call options. A number of research firms have recently weighed in on CNI. Zacks Investment Research […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of AeroVironment Put Options (NASDAQ:AVAV)

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 1,484 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 883% compared to the average volume of 151 put options. NASDAQ:AVAV opened at $64.61 on Wednesday. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $60.01 […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Apellis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:APLS)

Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:APLS) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors acquired 2,653 call options on the company. This is an increase of 2,379% compared to the average volume of 107 call options. In related news, COO Pascal Deschatelets sold 42,460 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September […]

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:ORMP)

Oramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORMP) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 913 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,560% compared to the typical daily volume of 55 call options. In related news, Director Leonard Sank acquired 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on MGIC Investment (NYSE:MTG)

MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Traders purchased 1,346 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 2,488% compared to the typical daily volume of 52 put options. In related news, CAO Julie K. Sperber sold 5,535 shares of the company’s stock in a […]

Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)

Saia Inc (NASDAQ:SAIA) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors acquired 1,025 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,910% compared to the typical daily volume of 51 put options. In other Saia news, Director John J. Holland sold 1,027 shares of the firm’s stock […]

Lands’ End Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:LE)

Lands’ End, Inc. (NASDAQ:LE) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders bought 1,367 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,567% compared to the typical daily volume of 82 put options. Several analysts recently commented on the company. TheStreet cut Lands’ End from a “c-” rating […]

Flex Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:FLEX)

Flex Ltd (NASDAQ:FLEX) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders purchased 7,827 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 2,553% compared to the typical daily volume of 295 put options. Shares of NASDAQ:FLEX opened at $11.65 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Macerich (NYSE:MAC)

Macerich Co (NYSE:MAC) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders acquired 12,568 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,746% compared to the typical daily volume of 681 put options. In related news, CAO Christopher J. Zecchini sold 1,500 shares of the stock in a […]

Western Midstream Partners Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:WES)

Western Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:WES) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders bought 1,743 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,340% compared to the average daily volume of 121 call options. Several analysts recently issued reports on WES shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares […]