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Prologis Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:PLD)

Prologis, Inc. (NYSE:PLD) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Traders bought 1,786 put options on the company. This is an increase of 807% compared to the typical daily volume of 197 put options. Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Glassman Wealth Services raised its holdings in shares […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of SAP Put Options (NYSE:SAP)

SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 5,406 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,509% compared to the average volume of 336 put options. SAP has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets upped their price target on shares […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of F5 Networks Put Options (NASDAQ:FFIV)

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors bought 11,285 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,430% compared to the average volume of 446 put options. A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on FFIV shares. Goldman Sachs […]

Dunkin' Brands Group Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:DNKN)

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) saw unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors bought 10,001 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 6,230% compared to the average daily volume of 158 put options. Shares of NASDAQ:DNKN opened at $103.10 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $8.48 billion, a […]

K12 Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:LRN)

K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders purchased 10,092 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 788% compared to the typical volume of 1,137 call options. Several research analysts recently issued reports on LRN shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of K12 from […]

Tower Semiconductor Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:TSEM)

Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock investors acquired 2,974 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,732% compared to the typical daily volume of 105 call options. NASDAQ:TSEM opened at $20.88 on Tuesday. The business’s 50-day moving average is $18.88 and its […]

Textron Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:TXT)

Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders purchased 1,024 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,038% compared to the typical daily volume of 90 put options. Shares of TXT stock opened at $34.01 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $7.76 billion, […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Chegg Put Options (NYSE:CHGG)

Chegg, Inc. (NYSE:CHGG) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors bought 8,799 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,271% compared to the average volume of 642 put options. In other Chegg news, CEO Daniel Rosensweig sold 28,000 shares of Chegg stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of US Foods Put Options (NYSE:USFD)

US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 4,716 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,802% compared to the average daily volume of 248 put options. Several equities analysts recently issued reports on USFD shares. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Seagen (NASDAQ:SGEN)

Seagen Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors bought 1,199 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 795% compared to the typical volume of 134 put options. A number of brokerages have recently commented on SGEN. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $200.00 […]

Prologis Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:PLD)

Prologis, Inc. (NYSE:PLD) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders acquired 1,786 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 807% compared to the average volume of 197 put options. Several research analysts have commented on PLD shares. Citigroup upped their price objective on shares of […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Harmonic Call Options (NASDAQ:HLIT)

Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders bought 638 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 913% compared to the typical daily volume of 63 call options. A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Harmonic […]

F5 Networks Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:FFIV)

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) was the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 11,285 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,430% compared to the average daily volume of 446 put options. A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on FFIV shares. Colliers Securities upgraded […]

Harmonic Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:HLIT)

Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders bought 638 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 913% compared to the average volume of 63 call options. Several research firms have recently commented on HLIT. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “buy” rating and […]

Seagen Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:SGEN)

Seagen Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 1,199 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 795% compared to the typical daily volume of 134 put options. Shares of SGEN stock opened at $195.83 on Tuesday. Seagen has a 1-year low of $90.57 and a 1-year […]

Dunkin' Brands Group Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:DNKN)

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) saw unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 10,001 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 6,230% compared to the average daily volume of 158 put options. Several analysts have weighed in on the company. BofA Securities boosted their price objective on Dunkin' Brands […]

Masco Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:MAS)

Masco Co. (NYSE:MAS) was the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock investors purchased 2,057 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,435% compared to the typical volume of 134 put options. In related news, VP Renee Straber sold 49,447 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Amkor Technology Put Options (NASDAQ:AMKR)

Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Traders bought 557 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 860% compared to the average daily volume of 58 put options. Shares of NASDAQ AMKR opened at $13.39 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of […]

OraSure Technologies Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:OSUR)

OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 2,480 put options on the company. This is an increase of 812% compared to the average volume of 272 put options. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. […]

Traders Buy High Volume of Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes Put Options (NYSE:GOL)

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA (NYSE:GOL) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 981 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,386% compared to the average volume of 66 put options. Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of GOL. Tower Research Capital LLC […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG)

Pretium Resources Inc. (NYSE:PVG) (TSE:PVG) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 1,565 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,530% compared to the average daily volume of 96 put options. Pretium Resources stock opened at $12.41 on Tuesday. Pretium Resources has a 1 year low of $4.05 […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Unisys (NYSE:UIS)

Unisys Co. (NYSE:UIS) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors bought 1,691 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,221% compared to the typical daily volume of 128 put options. A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Wells Fargo & Company […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Alarm.com Call Options (NASDAQ:ALRM)

Alarm.com Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALRM) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Traders purchased 897 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,112% compared to the average daily volume of 74 call options. A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on ALRM. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price […]

Roper Technologies Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:ROP)

Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors purchased 645 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,073% compared to the average volume of 55 call options. Several brokerages have commented on ROP. Oppenheimer restated a “hold” rating on shares of Roper […]

Huazhu Group Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:HTHT)

Huazhu Group Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders purchased 2,772 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,085% compared to the average volume of 234 put options. A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub lowered […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (NYSE:CP) (TSE:CP) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 593 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 827% compared to the average daily volume of 64 call options. Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of CP. Harbor Investment […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Steel Dynamics Put Options (NASDAQ:STLD)

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Traders purchased 909 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,145% compared to the average daily volume of 73 put options. Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Cfra raised shares of Steel Dynamics from […]

Encore Capital Group Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:ECPG)

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 1,020 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,175% compared to the typical daily volume of 80 put options. ECPG stock opened at $37.77 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.22, a quick […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Call Options on FibroGen (NASDAQ:FGEN)

FibroGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:FGEN) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 3,231 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 660% compared to the typical volume of 425 call options. Shares of FibroGen stock opened at $39.96 on Tuesday. The business has a fifty day simple moving […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Call Options on FibroGen (NASDAQ:FGEN)

FibroGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:FGEN) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 3,231 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 660% compared to the typical volume of 425 call options. Shares of FibroGen stock opened at $39.96 on Tuesday. The business has a fifty day simple moving […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT)

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders bought 20,615 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 320% compared to the average volume of 4,908 call options. A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on MAT shares. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on […]

Honeywell International Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:HON)

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) saw some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock investors acquired 11,197 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 60% compared to the typical volume of 6,998 call options. Several equities research analysts have recently commented on HON shares. Argus restated a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Call Options on Ligand Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LGND)

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Traders bought 2,457 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 640% compared to the typical volume of 332 call options. In other news, COO Matthew W. Foehr sold 7,225 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that […]

Gilead Sciences Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:GILD)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Friday. Investors acquired 82,908 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 70% compared to the typical volume of 48,769 call options. Several analysts recently weighed in on GILD shares. ValuEngine raised Gilead Sciences from a “strong sell” rating to […]

Retrophin Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:RTRX)

Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX) saw some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock investors purchased 2,153 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,375% compared to the typical volume of 87 call options. RTRX stock opened at $20.95 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 7.23 and […]

Entegris Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:ENTG)

Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG) saw some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Traders acquired 3,685 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 771% compared to the typical volume of 423 call options. Shares of NASDAQ:ENTG opened at $78.35 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.56 billion, a PE ratio […]

Criteo Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:CRTO)

Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ:CRTO) was the target of unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock investors purchased 2,655 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 350% compared to the typical volume of 590 call options. CRTO has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub cut Criteo from a “hold” rating to […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Trinity Industries Call Options (NYSE:TRN)

Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Traders acquired 2,726 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 430% compared to the average daily volume of 514 call options. Several equities research analysts recently commented on TRN shares. Cowen cut their price target on shares […]

Nucor Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:NUE)

Nucor Co. (NYSE:NUE) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Traders purchased 15,024 call options on the company. This is an increase of 440% compared to the average daily volume of 2,782 call options. A number of equities analysts have issued reports on NUE shares. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft raised their price target on shares […]

TAL Education Group Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:TAL)

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Investors bought 5,813 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 70% compared to the average daily volume of 3,419 call options. Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TAL. Thrivent Financial for […]

Norfolk Southern Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:NSC)

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors purchased 6,818 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 370% compared to the typical volume of 1,450 call options. A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on NSC shares. Credit Suisse Group […]

COMPASS Pathways Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:CMPS)

COMPASS Pathways plc (NASDAQ:CMPS) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Traders bought 2,376 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,660% compared to the average volume of 135 call options. A number of research analysts have commented on CMPS shares. Evercore ISI started coverage on shares of COMPASS Pathways […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Southern Copper Call Options (NYSE:SCCO)

Southern Copper Co. (NYSE:SCCO) saw some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders bought 2,583 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 380% compared to the typical daily volume of 538 call options. A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on SCCO shares. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Kennedy-Wilson Call Options (NYSE:KW)

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:KW) was the target of unusually large options trading on Friday. Traders acquired 3,480 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 8,823% compared to the average daily volume of 39 call options. In other news, CEO William J. Mcmorrow purchased 75,000 shares of the business’s stock in a […]

Keurig Dr Pepper Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:KDP)

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (NYSE:KDP) was the target of unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock traders bought 7,917 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 850% compared to the typical daily volume of 833 call options. In related news, Director Mondelez International, Inc. sold 14,071,962 shares of the stock in a […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Cleveland-Cliffs Call Options (NYSE:CLF)

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE:CLF) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors purchased 53,013 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 140% compared to the typical volume of 22,088 call options. Shares of NYSE CLF opened at $8.67 on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average […]

BEST Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:BEST)

BEST Inc. (NYSE:BEST) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Traders bought 2,208 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,032% compared to the average volume of 195 call options. Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Standard Life Aberdeen plc […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of American Express Call Options (NYSE:AXP)

American Express (NYSE:AXP) saw some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock traders acquired 33,619 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 80% compared to the typical daily volume of 18,677 call options. In other news, insider Denise Pickett sold 2,864 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, […]

Crown Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:CCK)

Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCK) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Investors acquired 3,147 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 601% compared to the average volume of 449 call options. In other news, insider Didier Sourisseau sold 5,600 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction […]

Direxion Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bull 3x Shares Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSEARCA:TMF)

Direxion Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bull 3x Shares (NYSEARCA:TMF) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Traders acquired 4,014 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 430% compared to the average volume of 757 call options. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought […]