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Zimmer Biomet Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:ZBH)

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (NYSE:ZBH) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Investors purchased 1,409 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 872% compared to the typical daily volume of 145 put options. Several analysts have weighed in on the company. Deutsche Bank cut their target price on […]

Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) Short Interest Down 10.0% in July

Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,870,000 shares, a decrease of 10.0% from the June 30th total of 10,970,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,480,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.7 days. Approximately […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Nevro Call Options (NYSE:NVRO)

Nevro Corp (NYSE:NVRO) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 1,966 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,109% compared to the typical volume of 89 call options. NVRO stock opened at $132.12 on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $124.13 and its 200-day moving average is $120.55. […]

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) Short Interest Down 8.3% in July

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) was the target of a large decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 16,650,000 shares, a decline of 8.3% from the June 30th total of 18,150,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,670,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Short Interest in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) Decreases By 8.3%

Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,780,000 shares, a decline of 8.3% from the June 30th total of 3,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,240,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Ralph Lauren Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:RL)

Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors acquired 2,647 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,131% compared to the average volume of 215 put options. RL has been the subject of a number of research reports. Citigroup increased their target price […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)

Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors bought 4,055 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,484% compared to the typical volume of 256 call options. VNO has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of […]

Short Interest in Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) Declines By 8.0%

Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) saw a significant drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,100,000 shares, a drop of 8.0% from the June 30th total of 3,370,000 shares. Approximately 2.7% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of […]

SunOpta, Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

SunOpta, Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) (TSE:SOY) saw a large decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 299,600 shares, a decline of 10.3% from the June 30th total of 334,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 768,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days. […]

Sunworks Inc (NASDAQ:SUNW) Short Interest Down 8.7% in July

Sunworks Inc (NASDAQ:SUNW) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 369,300 shares, a drop of 8.7% from the June 30th total of 404,300 shares. Currently, 2.2% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 3,370,000 […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Timken Call Options (NYSE:TKR)

Timken Co (NYSE:TKR) saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 634 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 957% compared to the typical volume of 60 call options. A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV […]

Tenable Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:TENB) Short Interest Update

Tenable Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:TENB) was the target of a significant decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,200,000 shares, a decline of 6.4% from the June 30th total of 2,350,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 958,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Ferrari Put Options (NYSE:RACE)

Ferrari NV (NYSE:RACE) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 1,676 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,072% compared to the average daily volume of 143 put options. Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Sunbelt Securities Inc. acquired a new stake in […]

Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) Short Interest Down 8.8% in July

Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) was the target of a significant decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,340,000 shares, a decline of 8.8% from the June 30th total of 11,340,000 shares. Currently, 2.6% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST)

Rosetta Stone Inc (NYSE:RST) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders bought 4,439 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 521% compared to the typical daily volume of 715 call options. RST stock opened at $26.82 on Wednesday. Rosetta Stone has a fifty-two week low of $8.85 and a fifty-two […]

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) Short Interest Update

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 24,180,000 shares, a decrease of 9.2% from the June 30th total of 26,630,000 shares. Currently, 14.2% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily volume […]

STAAR Surgical Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:STAA)

STAAR Surgical (NASDAQ:STAA) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders bought 3,891 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 430% compared to the average volume of 734 call options. Several analysts have recently issued reports on STAA shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of STAAR Surgical from a […]

Trip.com Group Limited (NASDAQ:TCOM) Short Interest Down 8.4% in July

Trip.com Group Limited (NASDAQ:TCOM) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,110,000 shares, a decrease of 8.4% from the June 30th total of 14,310,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,660,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. […]

Tiptree Inc (NASDAQ:TIPT) Short Interest Down 10.1% in July

Tiptree Inc (NASDAQ:TIPT) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 332,000 shares, a drop of 10.1% from the June 30th total of 369,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 64,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) Declines By 6.8%

Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) saw a significant decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,680,000 shares, a decrease of 6.8% from the June 30th total of 11,460,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,920,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 days. […]

NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NGL) Short Interest Update

NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NGL) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,790,000 shares, a decline of 6.9% from the June 30th total of 4,070,000 shares. Approximately 3.2% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an […]

ONE Gas Inc (NYSE:OGS) Short Interest Down 7.3% in July

ONE Gas Inc (NYSE:OGS) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,270,000 shares, a decrease of 7.3% from the June 30th total of 1,370,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 290,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.4 days. […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Edison International (NYSE:EIX)

Edison International (NYSE:EIX) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors bought 4,979 call options on the company. This is an increase of 170% compared to the typical volume of 1,844 call options. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. WASHINGTON TRUST Co purchased a new […]

Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 719,900 shares, a decline of 5.9% from the June 30th total of 765,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 281,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on First American Financial (NYSE:FAF)

First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 1,069 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,496% compared to the average daily volume of 67 call options. Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. UBS Group AG boosted […]

FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) Short Interest Update

FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,480,000 shares, a drop of 10.3% from the June 30th total of 1,650,000 shares. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume […]

Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ:ERII) Short Interest Up 5.3% in July

Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ:ERII) saw a large increase in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,170,000 shares, an increase of 5.3% from the June 30th total of 3,960,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 289,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 14.4 days. Currently, 11.6% of […]

Nextera Energy Partners Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:NEP)

Nextera Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NEP) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors purchased 5,048 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,150% compared to the typical volume of 404 call options. Shares of NEP opened at $62.82 on Wednesday. Nextera Energy Partners has a 1-year low of […]

Revlon Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:REV)

Revlon Inc (NYSE:REV) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 602 put options on the company. This is an increase of 841% compared to the average daily volume of 64 put options. A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Citigroup […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Pampa Energia (NYSE:PAM)

Pampa Energia S.A. (NYSE:PAM) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 1,390 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,179% compared to the average volume of 61 call options. PAM has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded Pampa Energia from a […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW)

Charles Schwab Co. (NYSE:SCHW) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 90,793 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 3,039% compared to the average volume of 2,892 put options. SCHW stock opened at $33.95 on Wednesday. The business’s fifty day moving average is $34.35 and […]

Franks International NV (NYSE:FI) Short Interest Update

Franks International NV (NYSE:FI) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,270,000 shares, a decrease of 8.1% from the June 30th total of 2,470,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 880,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in First Interstate Bancsystem Inc (NASDAQ:FIBK) Declines By 10.5%

First Interstate Bancsystem Inc (NASDAQ:FIBK) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,190,000 shares, a decline of 10.5% from the June 30th total of 1,330,000 shares. Currently, 2.9% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily volume […]

Jacobs Engineering (NYSE:J) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Jacobs Engineering (NYSE:J) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,230,000 shares, an increase of 5.2% from the June 30th total of 2,120,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 902,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days. Approximately […]

PennyMac Financial Services Inc (NYSE:PFSI) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

PennyMac Financial Services Inc (NYSE:PFSI) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,590,000 shares, a decline of 10.3% from the June 30th total of 4,000,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 769,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Performance Food Group Call Options (NYSE:PFGC)

Performance Food Group Co (NYSE:PFGC) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders bought 6,534 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,273% compared to the average daily volume of 476 call options. A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of PFGC. Jacobi Capital […]

Universal Electronics Inc (NASDAQ:UEIC) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

Universal Electronics Inc (NASDAQ:UEIC) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 254,600 shares, a drop of 5.6% from the June 30th total of 269,700 shares. Currently, 1.9% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average […]

Tandem Diabetes Care Inc (NASDAQ:TNDM) Short Interest Update

Tandem Diabetes Care Inc (NASDAQ:TNDM) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,520,000 shares, a drop of 7.4% from the June 30th total of 3,800,000 shares. Currently, 6.1% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading volume […]

Gentherm Inc (NASDAQ:THRM) Short Interest Update

Gentherm Inc (NASDAQ:THRM) was the target of a large drop in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,110,000 shares, a drop of 5.9% from the June 30th total of 1,180,000 shares. Currently, 3.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading […]

United Insurance Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UIHC) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

United Insurance Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UIHC) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 378,400 shares, a drop of 7.1% from the June 30th total of 407,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 98,600 shares, the short-interest […]