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Stock Traders Buy Large 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. Traders acquired 3,705 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,707% compared to the typical daily volume of 205 call options. NASDAQ:ISBC traded up $0.55 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $11.99. 3,577,797 shares of the stock […]

Neuronetics Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:STIM)

Neuronetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STIM) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders acquired 3,655 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 7,067% compared to the typical volume of 51 call options. Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. BTIG Research lifted their price objective […]

AmerisourceBergen Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:ABC)

AmerisourceBergen Co. (NYSE:ABC) was the target of unusually large options trading on Friday. Investors purchased 6,080 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 420% compared to the typical volume of 1,169 call options. A number of analysts have weighed in on the company. TheStreet downgraded AmerisourceBergen from a “b+” rating to a […]

Univar Solutions Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:UNVR)

Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders purchased 3,021 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,374% compared to the typical volume of 205 call options. Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Put Options on Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)

Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) (TSE:BMO) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors purchased 2,121 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,105% compared to the average volume of 176 put options. A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on BMO. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Bank of […]

Weingarten Realty Investors Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:WRI)

Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 1,437 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,183% compared to the typical volume of 112 put options. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Wells Fargo & Company raised Weingarten […]

Flex Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:FLEX)

Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors bought 5,677 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 703% compared to the typical daily volume of 707 put options. In other news, CAO David P. Bennett sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a […]

Sealed Air Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:SEE)

Sealed Air Co. (NYSE:SEE) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors bought 1,101 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 919% compared to the typical volume of 108 call options. SEE stock opened at $45.15 on Friday. Sealed Air has a one year low of $17.06 […]

Jones Lang LaSalle Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:JLL)

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE:JLL) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Traders bought 950 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,150% compared to the typical daily volume of 76 call options. Shares of NYSE:JLL opened at $154.33 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a […]

Ally Financial Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:ALLY)

Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 22,408 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 760% compared to the average volume of 2,607 call options. ALLY opened at $39.94 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $35.72 and a […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Call Options on Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE:AMG)

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Investors purchased 1,564 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 2,042% compared to the typical daily volume of 73 call options. Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Column Capital […]

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

8×8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Investors acquired 3,661 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 786% compared to the average volume of 413 put options. In related news, CFO Samuel C. Wilson sold 20,000 shares of 8X8 stock in a transaction that occurred […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Five9 Put Options (NASDAQ:FIVN)

Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders purchased 1,501 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,372% compared to the average volume of 102 put options. Several analysts recently issued reports on FIVN shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Five9 from a “hold” rating to […]

Cornerstone Building Brands Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:CNR)

Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CNR) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders purchased 7,980 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,268% compared to the average volume of 337 call options. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Cornerstone Building Brands from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on […]

Beazer Homes USA Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:BZH)

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 2,806 call options on the company. This is an increase of 802% compared to the average daily volume of 311 call options. A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on BZH shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Beazer Homes […]

Uxin Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:UXIN)

Uxin Limited (NASDAQ:UXIN) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders acquired 11,762 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 620% compared to the average volume of 1,633 call options. Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of UXIN. FMR LLC acquired a new position in […]

Clearwater Paper Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:CLW)

Clearwater Paper Co. (NYSE:CLW) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 1,045 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 825% compared to the typical volume of 113 call options. In other news, VP Michael S. Gadd sold 7,586 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Netflix Call Options (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 329,557 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 130% compared to the average daily volume of 143,285 call options. In other news, insider Jessica Neal sold 476 shares of the company’s stock in a […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Avnet Call Options (NASDAQ:AVT)

Avnet, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVT) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 1,316 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,678% compared to the average volume of 74 call options. Shares of AVT stock opened at $39.58 on Friday. The stock has a fifty day moving average […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of OneSpan Call Options (NASDAQ:OSPN)

OneSpan Inc. (NASDAQ:OSPN) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 1,430 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,644% compared to the average volume of 82 call options. Shares of OneSpan stock opened at $24.42 on Friday. The business has a 50-day moving average of $21.73 and a […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Genetic Technologies Call Options (NASDAQ:GENE)

Genetic Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:GENE) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors purchased 6,408 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,040% compared to the typical daily volume of 562 call options. Shares of NASDAQ:GENE opened at $5.48 on Friday. The company’s fifty day moving average is $3.75 and its two-hundred […]

UP Fintech Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:TIGR)

UP Fintech Holding Limited (NASDAQ:TIGR) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 38,211 call options on the company. This is an increase of 840% compared to the average daily volume of 4,065 call options. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their […]

Ford Motor Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:F)

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 774,255 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 310% compared to the average daily volume of 188,842 call options. Several research analysts recently weighed in on F shares. TheStreet raised Ford Motor from a “d+” rating to a […]

Traders Buy High Volume of Century Aluminum Call Options (NASDAQ:CENX)

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 2,589 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 431% compared to the typical volume of 488 call options. Century Aluminum stock opened at $11.54 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion, […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Adamis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMP)

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Co. (NASDAQ:ADMP) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 10,009 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,501% compared to the typical volume of 625 call options. Shares of ADMP opened at $1.27 on Friday. Adamis Pharmaceuticals has a 52 week low of $0.27 […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Otonomy Call Options (NASDAQ:OTIC)

Otonomy, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 6,347 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 5,419% compared to the typical daily volume of 115 call options. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mercer Global […]

Community Health Systems Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:CYH)

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

Koninklijke Philips Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:PHG)

Koninklijke Philips (NYSE:PHG) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Traders purchased 1,400 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,057% compared to the average daily volume of 121 put options. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in PHG. Morgan Stanley […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Tronox (NYSE:TROX)

Tronox Holdings plc (NYSE:TROX) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 3,321 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 581% compared to the average volume of 488 call options. NYSE TROX opened at $16.51 on Friday. Tronox has a twelve month low of $3.97 and […]

Silvergate Capital Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:SI)

Silvergate Capital Co. (NYSE:SI) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Investors bought 3,557 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,094% compared to the average volume of 298 call options. Shares of NYSE SI traded up $1.16 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $67.59. The company had […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Pegasystems Call Options (NASDAQ:PEGA)

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders acquired 2,662 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 4,059% compared to the average volume of 64 call options. Shares of PEGA stock traded down $0.39 during trading on Thursday, reaching $142.29. 18,208 shares of the company’s stock traded […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of IAC/InterActiveCorp Call Options (NASDAQ:IAC)

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IAC) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 7,078 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 551% compared to the average daily volume of 1,088 call options. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of IAC. Column Capital […]

American Eagle Outfitters Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:AEO)

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 14,476 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,169% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,141 put options. In other news, insider Charles F. Kessler sold 90,749 shares of the stock in […]

Jounce Therapeutics Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:JNCE)

Jounce Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:JNCE) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 1,065 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 834% compared to the typical daily volume of 114 call options. Jounce Therapeutics stock opened at $11.35 on Thursday. Jounce Therapeutics has a twelve month low of […]

SPI Energy Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:SPI)

SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:SPI) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 6,664 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,957% compared to the typical volume of 324 put options. A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in SPI Energy stock. Jane Street Group […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Wrap Technologies Put Options (NASDAQ:WRAP)

Wrap Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:WRAP) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 932 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 832% compared to the typical volume of 100 put options. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Wrap Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD)

Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD) saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Traders acquired 1,060 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,459% compared to the average daily volume of 68 call options. Several equities analysts recently weighed in on CLFD shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Clearfield from a “buy” rating to a “hold” […]

Steel Dynamics Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:STLD)

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 2,562 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,000% compared to the typical volume of 233 put options. STLD has been the subject of several recent research reports. Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Commercial Vehicle Group Put Options (NASDAQ:CVGI)

Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGI) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 810 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,400% compared to the typical volume of 54 put options. Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of CVGI. Royce & Associates LP […]

SL Green Realty Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:SLG)

SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 5,095 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 3,007% compared to the average volume of 164 put options. A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in […]

TC Energy Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:TRP)

TC Energy Co. (NYSE:TRP) (TSE:TRP) saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders bought 2,573 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 3,474% compared to the typical volume of 72 put options. TRP has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their target price […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Vertiv (NYSE:VRT)

Vertiv Holdings Co. (NYSE:VRT) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders bought 5,992 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 660% compared to the average daily volume of 788 call options. In other Vertiv news, Director Vpe Holdings, Llc sold 18,000,000 shares of the company’s stock in […]

Synopsys Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:SNPS)

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) saw unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors bought 3,880 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 501% compared to the average volume of 646 call options. In other news, CFO Trac Pham sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December […]

MarineMax Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:HZO)

MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE:HZO) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders purchased 2,063 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,648% compared to the average volume of 118 put options. Several analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised MarineMax from a “hold” […]

Idera Pharmaceuticals Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:IDRA)

Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDRA) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders purchased 2,413 call options on the company. This is an increase of 2,581% compared to the average volume of 90 call options. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Idera Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in […]

NCR Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:NCR)

NCR Co. (NYSE:NCR) was the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders acquired 7,023 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,461% compared to the average volume of 450 put options. NYSE:NCR opened at $34.00 on Thursday. NCR has a 12 month low of $10.55 and a 12 month […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Personalis (NASDAQ:PSNL)

Personalis, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSNL) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 5,212 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,936% compared to the typical daily volume of 256 call options. Personalis stock opened at $51.02 on Thursday. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $37.86 […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Acorda Therapeutics Put Options (NASDAQ:ACOR)

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders acquired 1,256 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,195% compared to the average daily volume of 97 put options. Acorda Therapeutics stock opened at $8.04 on Thursday. The company’s 50 day simple moving average […]

Investors Buy High Volume of AutoWeb Call Options (NASDAQ:AUTO)

AutoWeb, Inc. (NASDAQ:AUTO) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors acquired 2,239 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,172% compared to the typical volume of 176 call options. Shares of AUTO stock opened at $3.57 on Thursday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $2.75 and a 200 […]

Caladrius Biosciences Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:CLBS)

Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLBS) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 6,571 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 3,882% compared to the average volume of 165 call options. A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Caladrius Biosciences stock. Acadian Asset Management LLC grew […]