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LifeVantage Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:LFVN)

LifeVantage Co. (NASDAQ:LFVN) saw some unusual options trading on Friday. Traders bought 2,375 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,800% compared to the typical volume of 125 call options. NASDAQ:LFVN opened at $9.03 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $127.93 million, a PE ratio of 10.75 and a […]

Vipshop Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:VIPS)

Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders bought 120,539 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 760% compared to the average volume of 14,016 call options. Several analysts have recently commented on VIPS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vipshop from […]

BurgerFi International Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:BFI)

BurgerFi International, Inc. (NASDAQ:BFI) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 7,525 call options on the company. This is an increase of 831% compared to the typical volume of 808 call options. Shares of NASDAQ BFI opened at $15.32 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $120.46 million, a PE […]

Playa Hotels & Resorts Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:PLYA)

Playa Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ:PLYA) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Traders purchased 3,403 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 812% compared to the average volume of 373 call options. Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on PLYA shares. Macquarie raised their price target on […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Affimed Call Options (NASDAQ:AFMD)

Affimed (NASDAQ:AFMD) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock investors bought 18,893 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 2,341% compared to the typical daily volume of 774 call options. Shares of NASDAQ:AFMD opened at $9.74 on Friday. Affimed has a 12 month low of $1.88 and […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of The Simply Good Foods Call Options (NASDAQ:SMPL)

The Simply Good Foods Company (NASDAQ:SMPL) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 5,183 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 982% compared to the typical volume of 479 call options. Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Huntington National Bank acquired […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Amyris Put Options (NASDAQ:AMRS)

Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders purchased 16,068 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 929% compared to the average volume of 1,562 put options. AMRS has been the topic of several analyst reports. Roth Capital lifted their price objective on Amyris from $20.00 to $33.00 and […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Lux Health Tech Acquisition Call Options (NASDAQ:LUXA)

Lux Health Tech Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:LUXA) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Investors acquired 6,436 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 5,751% compared to the typical volume of 110 call options. Shares of LUXA stock opened at $10.42 on Friday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $10.84. Lux Health […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Dover Put Options (NYSE:DOV)

Dover Co. (NYSE:DOV) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Traders bought 819 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,038% compared to the average volume of 72 put options. In other Dover news, SVP Ivonne M. Cabrera sold 3,617 shares of the stock in a transaction on […]

Lincoln National Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:LNC)

Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders acquired 16,864 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,321% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,187 call options. Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on LNC shares. Morgan Stanley lifted their price […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Delek US (NYSE:DK)

Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DK) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Investors bought 3,193 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 671% compared to the average daily volume of 414 call options. NYSE:DK traded down $0.58 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $21.72. 663,248 shares of the […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Provention Bio (NASDAQ:PRVB)

Provention Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRVB) saw some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Investors acquired 13,440 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,231% compared to the typical volume of 1,010 call options. NASDAQ PRVB traded down $1.73 during trading on Friday, reaching $8.00. 19,435,722 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, […]

Herc Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:HRI)

Herc Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HRI) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Investors purchased 1,386 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,329% compared to the typical daily volume of 97 call options. HRI opened at $96.68 on Friday. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $93.44 and […]

Herc Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:HRI)

Herc Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HRI) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Traders acquired 1,386 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,329% compared to the typical volume of 97 call options. Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in Herc by 3.6% […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on ChemoCentryx (NASDAQ:CCXI)

ChemoCentryx, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCXI) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders bought 2,136 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,179% compared to the typical volume of 167 put options. In other ChemoCentryx news, Treasurer Markus J. Cappel sold 33,092 shares of ChemoCentryx stock in a transaction dated […]

Colfax Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:CFX)

Colfax Co. (NYSE:CFX) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 14,140 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,967% compared to the average daily volume of 461 put options. Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. KeyCorp raised their target price on Colfax from […]

ORBCOMM Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:ORBC)

ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 48,827 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 2,812% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,677 call options. ORBC has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Raymond James lifted their target price […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Apogee Enterprises Call Options (NASDAQ:APOG)

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOG) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 970 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,266% compared to the typical daily volume of 71 call options. Shares of NASDAQ:APOG opened at $35.29 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $917.82 […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Put Options on Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX)

Louisiana-Pacific Co. (NYSE:LPX) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Traders acquired 2,318 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 638% compared to the typical volume of 314 put options. In other news, Director Lizanne C. Gottung sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on […]

Conagra Brands Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:CAG)

Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders acquired 7,655 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,131% compared to the typical daily volume of 622 put options. NYSE:CAG opened at $37.30 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $18.22 billion, […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Alpine Immune Sciences (NASDAQ:ALPN)

Alpine Immune Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALPN) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 2,142 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 3,795% compared to the average daily volume of 55 put options. Several equities research analysts have commented on ALPN shares. Oppenheimer reiterated a “buy” rating and set […]

Qudian Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:QD)

Qudian Inc. (NYSE:QD) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors purchased 78,204 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 620% compared to the average daily volume of 10,861 call options. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in QD. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake […]

NCR Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:NCR)

NCR Co. (NYSE:NCR) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 25,668 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,030% compared to the typical daily volume of 2,271 call options. In related news, EVP Adrian Button sold 3,745 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on […]

Mercury Systems Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:MRCY)

Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 3,862 call options on the company. This is an increase of 2,082% compared to the typical daily volume of 177 call options. In other Mercury Systems news, CFO Michael Ruppert sold 6,207 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Verizon Communications Call Options (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 291,647 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 962% compared to the average volume of 27,458 call options. In other news, EVP Craig L. Silliman sold 1,555 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 4th. […]

Verizon Communications Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 291,647 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 962% compared to the typical volume of 27,458 call options. In other Verizon Communications news, EVP Craig L. Silliman sold 1,555 shares of the firm’s stock […]

Verint Systems Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:VRNT)

Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 1,000 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 942% compared to the typical daily volume of 96 put options. Shares of VRNT stock opened at $46.18 on Thursday. Verint Systems has a 12-month low […]

Commvault Systems Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:CVLT)

Commvault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 1,063 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,419% compared to the typical daily volume of 70 call options. In other news, CFO Brian Carolan sold 7,305 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction […]

Kirby Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:KEX)

Kirby Co. (NYSE:KEX) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Traders acquired 1,538 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 999% compared to the average daily volume of 140 call options. In related news, VP Scott P. Miller sold 1,298 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction […]

Sempra Energy Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:SRE)

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders acquired 1,410 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 787% compared to the typical daily volume of 159 put options. A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in SRE. Private Trust […]

Romeo Power Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:RMO)

Romeo Power, Inc. (NYSE:RMO) saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 35,758 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,052% compared to the average daily volume of 1,662 put options. Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Formidable Asset Management LLC purchased […]

ProPetro Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:PUMP)

ProPetro Holding Corp. (NYSE:PUMP) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 1,405 put options on the company. This is an increase of 685% compared to the average volume of 179 put options. PUMP opened at $10.61 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.08 billion, a price-to-earnings […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Assembly Biosciences Call Options (NASDAQ:ASMB)

Assembly Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASMB) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Traders purchased 4,899 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,253% compared to the average daily volume of 362 call options. A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Los […]

Red Rock Resorts Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:RRR)

Red Rock Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:RRR) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders bought 1,230 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,822% compared to the typical volume of 64 put options. Shares of Red Rock Resorts stock opened at $34.52 on Thursday. The business has a 50-day moving […]

IAC/InterActiveCorp Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:IAC)

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IAC) saw some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 4,745 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 240% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,395 call options. IAC has been the topic of several research reports. BMO Capital Markets downgraded shares of IAC/InterActiveCorp from an “outperform” […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of SSR Mining Call Options (NASDAQ:SSRM)

SSR Mining Inc. (NASDAQ:SSRM) (TSE:SSO) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders bought 10,236 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 310% compared to the average daily volume of 2,496 call options. Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Nikko Asset […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Valvoline (NYSE:VVV)

Valvoline Inc. (NYSE:VVV) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders purchased 4,012 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,593% compared to the average daily volume of 237 call options. A number of equities analysts have recently commented on VVV shares. Seaport Global Securities downgraded Valvoline from […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE:RHP)

Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE:RHP) saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders bought 516 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 892% compared to the average volume of 52 call options. A number of brokerages have issued reports on RHP. Raymond James lowered Ryman Hospitality Properties from an “outperform” rating […]

Immunovant Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:IMVT)

Immunovant, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMVT) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 7,932 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 910% compared to the average daily volume of 785 call options. A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on IMVT. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Immunovant from a “hold” rating […]

Frequency Therapeutics Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:FREQ)

Frequency Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FREQ) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 17,186 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,031% compared to the average volume of 1,520 call options. Shares of FREQ traded up $1.02 on Wednesday, hitting $11.08. 197,882 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to […]

BellRing Brands Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:BRBR)

BellRing Brands, Inc. (NYSE:BRBR) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 2,169 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 3,456% compared to the average daily volume of 61 put options. NYSE:BRBR traded down $0.42 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $24.23. The stock had a trading volume […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on MEDNAX (NYSE:MD)

MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE:MD) saw some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders bought 776 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,392% compared to the typical daily volume of 52 call options. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on MD shares. Truist increased their price objective on MEDNAX […]

Reata Pharmaceuticals Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:RETA)

Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:RETA) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders bought 1,682 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,068% compared to the average daily volume of 144 put options. Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Woodstock Corp boosted […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Duck Creek Technologies Call Options (NASDAQ:DCT)

Duck Creek Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCT) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders purchased 794 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,370% compared to the typical daily volume of 54 call options. In related news, Director (Guernsey) Holdings L.P. Disco sold 6,156,000 shares of the firm’s stock […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Put Options on Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)

Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSE:SW) saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders acquired 1,000 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,090% compared to the typical volume of 84 put options. SWIR stock opened at $15.42 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $568.69 million, a P/E ratio […]

Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:WH)

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:WH) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 1,036 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,228% compared to the typical volume of 78 call options. Shares of NYSE:WH opened at $72.70 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day […]

Dynatrace Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:DT)

Dynatrace, Inc. (NYSE:DT) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders purchased 3,316 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 872% compared to the typical daily volume of 341 put options. DT has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. JMP Securities increased their price […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Lamb Weston Call Options (NYSE:LW)

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LW) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Traders acquired 2,387 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 531% compared to the typical volume of 378 call options. Separately, Bank of America raised shares of Lamb Weston from a “neutral” rating to a […]

Cara Therapeutics Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:CARA)

Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARA) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors bought 719 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 834% compared to the average volume of 77 put options. In other news, SVP Frederique Ph.D. Menzaghi sold 5,003 shares of the firm’s stock in a […]

Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Upland Software (NASDAQ:UPLD)

Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) saw unusually large options trading on Monday. Traders purchased 2,001 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,499% compared to the typical daily volume of 77 call options. Shares of NASDAQ UPLD opened at $47.11 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $1.41 billion, a price-to-earnings […]