Options Articles

Dollar General Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:DG)

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders bought 16,400 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,028% compared to the average daily volume of 1,454 put options. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Capital Square LLC acquired a […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL)

Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors bought 4,164 call options on the company. This is an increase of 938% compared to the typical daily volume of 401 call options. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. […]

Workday Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:WDAY)

Workday Inc (NASDAQ:WDAY) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Traders bought 12,319 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 784% compared to the typical volume of 1,394 put options. WDAY stock opened at $182.56 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a current ratio of […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Urogen Pharma (NASDAQ:URGN)

Urogen Pharma Ltd (NASDAQ:URGN) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Traders purchased 1,163 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 774% compared to the average volume of 133 put options. Several equities analysts have recently commented on URGN shares. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating on shares of Urogen Pharma […]

Coherus Biosciences Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:CHRS)

Coherus Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CHRS) saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Traders acquired 715 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,200% compared to the typical volume of 55 call options. CHRS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Nantkwest Call Options (NASDAQ:NK)

Nantkwest Inc (NASDAQ:NK) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders bought 4,915 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,079% compared to the typical volume of 417 call options. In related news, insider Barry J. Simon sold 36,932 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Flexion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FLXN)

Flexion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:FLXN) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Traders acquired 2,039 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,599% compared to the typical daily volume of 120 call options. Shares of NASDAQ:FLXN opened at $11.65 on Friday. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $9.37 and […]

Burlington Stores Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:BURL)

Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE:BURL) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 5,332 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,191% compared to the typical daily volume of 413 call options. In other Burlington Stores news, CMO Jennifer Vecchio sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Axos Financial Call Options (NYSE:AX)

Axos Financial Inc (NYSE:AX) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders bought 1,522 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,235% compared to the typical volume of 114 call options. AX stock opened at $22.08 on Friday. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $19.59 […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on BOX (NYSE:BOX)

Box Inc (NYSE:BOX) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 9,487 put options on the company. This is an increase of 2,758% compared to the average daily volume of 332 put options. BOX has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of BOX […]

Knight-Swift Transportation Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:KNX)

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc (NYSE:KNX) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 9,745 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,918% compared to the typical daily volume of 483 put options. NYSE KNX opened at $41.06 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a current ratio […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of NovaGold Resources Put Options (NYSEAMERICAN:NG)

NovaGold Resources Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:NG) (TSE:NG) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 4,021 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,962% compared to the average daily volume of 195 put options. Several research firms have recently weighed in on NG. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and […]

At Home Group Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:HOME)

At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors acquired 1,619 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 918% compared to the average daily volume of 159 put options. In other At Home Group news, major shareholder Clifford Sosin purchased 670,310 shares of the […]

OraSure Technologies Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:OSUR)

OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 1,002 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,236% compared to the typical volume of 75 put options. Several research firms recently issued reports on OSUR. Stephens started coverage on shares of OraSure Technologies in […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Elanco Animal Health (NYSE:ELAN)

Elanco Animal Health (NYSE:ELAN) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 5,127 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,249% compared to the typical daily volume of 380 put options. In other news, Director Michael J. Harrington purchased 4,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Dollar Tree Put Options (NASDAQ:DLTR)

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 9,619 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 861% compared to the average volume of 1,001 put options. In related news, Director Lemuel E. Lewis purchased 500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Credit Acceptance Put Options (NASDAQ:CACC)

Credit Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:CACC) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 1,767 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 887% compared to the typical daily volume of 179 put options. A number of analysts have weighed in on CACC shares. BTIG Research cut their price target on […]

Redwood Trust Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:RWT)

Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE:RWT) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors bought 1,656 put options on the company. This is an increase of 886% compared to the typical volume of 168 put options. Shares of NYSE:RWT opened at $5.40 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 4.36, a current ratio of 4.36 […]

Toll Brothers Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:TOL)

Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors bought 6,190 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 778% compared to the average volume of 705 put options. In related news, Director Stephen F. East purchased 2,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a […]

Laureate Education Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Laureate Education Inc (NASDAQ:LAUR) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 517 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 734% compared to the typical volume of 62 put options. NASDAQ:LAUR opened at $9.94 on Friday. The company has a fifty day moving average of […]

KKR & Co Inc Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:KKR)

KKR & Co Inc (NYSE:KKR) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors acquired 5,395 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 725% compared to the typical volume of 654 put options. NYSE KKR opened at $28.27 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $16.07 billion, a […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Mr. Cooper Group (NASDAQ:COOP)

Mr. Cooper Group Inc (NASDAQ:COOP) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 5,931 call options on the company. This is an increase of 3,106% compared to the typical volume of 185 call options. In other Mr. Cooper Group news, CFO Christopher G. Marshall acquired 2,749 shares of the firm’s […]

LKQ Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:LKQ)

LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 6,700 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 6,221% compared to the average volume of 106 call options. Several brokerages have weighed in on LKQ. Stephens lowered their target price on LKQ from $33.00 to […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Call Options on Barclays (NYSE:BCS)

Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors bought 50,817 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 9,156% compared to the typical daily volume of 549 call options. Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Janney Montgomery Scott […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders bought 43,883 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 2,755% compared to the average daily volume of 1,537 call options. A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Morgan Stanley reduced their price […]

First American Financial Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:FAF)

First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 2,196 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,810% compared to the typical daily volume of 115 call options. A number of analysts have issued reports on FAF shares. Compass Point raised First […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Urogen Pharma Call Options (NASDAQ:URGN)

Urogen Pharma Ltd (NASDAQ:URGN) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 2,348 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,890% compared to the average volume of 118 call options. Several brokerages have recently commented on URGN. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Envista Call Options (NASDAQ:NVST)

Envista Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:NVST) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders acquired 2,363 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,837% compared to the average volume of 122 call options. Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Anaplan Put Options (NYSE:PLAN)

Anaplan Inc (NYSE:PLAN) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors acquired 1,925 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 919% compared to the average volume of 189 put options. Several research analysts recently commented on PLAN shares. Piper Sandler increased their price target on shares of […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Incyte Call Options (NASDAQ:INCY)

Incyte Co. (NASDAQ:INCY) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Investors purchased 5,516 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,420% compared to the typical volume of 363 call options. In other news, EVP Dashyant Dhanak sold 961 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Thor Industries (NYSE:THO)

Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 6,347 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 2,200% compared to the average volume of 276 put options. Several brokerages have recently commented on THO. Wolfe Research started coverage on shares of Thor […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Whirlpool Put Options (NYSE:WHR)

Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR) saw unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders purchased 2,843 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 703% compared to the average volume of 354 put options. Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Whirlpool in […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Adient (NYSE:ADNT)

Adient PLC (NYSE:ADNT) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Investors purchased 492 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 657% compared to the average daily volume of 65 put options. Shares of ADNT stock opened at $18.18 on Thursday. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is […]

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

Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 2,941 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 852% compared to the typical daily volume of 309 put options. RL stock opened at $80.88 on Thursday. Ralph Lauren has a 1 year low of […]

TEGNA Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:TGNA)

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:TGNA) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders acquired 753 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,348% compared to the typical daily volume of 52 put options. A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on TGNA shares. Cfra lowered their price objective on […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY)

Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) (TSE:RY) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors purchased 2,176 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,243% compared to the typical daily volume of 162 call options. NYSE:RY opened at $66.97 on Thursday. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Vivint Solar Call Options (NYSE:VSLR)

Vivint Solar Inc (NYSE:VSLR) saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Traders purchased 12,643 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 3,451% compared to the average daily volume of 356 call options. In other Vivint Solar news, CFO Dana C. Russell sold 5,498 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of iShares Diversified Alternatives Trust Put Options (NYSEARCA:ALT)

iShares Diversified Alternatives Trust (NYSEARCA:ALT) saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders bought 870 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 912% compared to the typical daily volume of 86 put options. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised iShares Diversified Alternatives Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in […]

TreeHouse Foods Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:THS)

TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 2,128 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 3,332% compared to the average daily volume of 62 put options. Shares of THS stock opened at $51.63 on Thursday. The stock has a fifty day […]

Constellium Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:CSTM)

Constellium NV (NYSE:CSTM) saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders bought 15,920 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,101% compared to the typical volume of 1,326 call options. Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Aigen Investment Management LP bought a new stake in […]