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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Big Moves Higher in Sigma Designs, Inc. (SIGM) on Bullish UOA

31 December, 2014
Option Alert, Uncategorized

Sigma Designs, Inc. (SIGM) is a California based semiconductor and chip manufacturer specializing in integrated circuits used for television and home monitoring systems. At the time of this post (2:00PM CST), SIGM is currently trading higher by 15.44% on the day, up to 7.40 after continuing to rip higher off the market open. The stock […]

Someone is Betting Against the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU)

31 December, 2014
Option Alert, Uncategorized

Earlier this morning at approximately 8:49AM CST, we detected and flagged some unusually large bearish activity in the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU). The most notable trade to hit the tape at this time was a large buy of over 5,300 Jun 44.0 strike puts which were purchased at the ask for $1.04. This […]

Bearish Put Buying Hitting the Tape in Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

30 December, 2014
Option Alert, Uncategorized

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is a natural resources company based in the U.S. with assets around the world. The company’s stock is currently trading around $23.58 in a 52 week range of $20.94-$39.32. The stock has been massively under-performing the market this year with shares falling over 37% year to date. Traders are expecting this weakness […]

Nice Winner Hits OptionHacker in Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD)

30 December, 2014
Option Alert, Uncategorized

Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD) is gaming, resort and casino operator based in Las Vegas. At the time of this post (10:10AM CST) BYD is currently trading up 2.55% on the day to 12.46. The stock is currently trading well within the upper potion of its 52 week range of 8.78-14.58 after finding some buyer support […]

Big Bullish Bets in Best Buy Co. Inc (BBY) Hitting the Tape Today

29 December, 2014
Option Alert, Uncategorized

Best Buy Co., Inc (BBY) is an international tech retailer based in Richfield, MN that operates just under 2,000 brick and mortar locations across the US, Canada, Mexico and China. At the time of this post (12:55PM CST), BBY is currently trading down 1.34%, to 38.62 on the day. The stock continues to push the […]

Aggressive Call Buyers in BGC Partners Inc. (BGCP)

26 December, 2014
Option Alert, Uncategorized

BGC Partners Inc. (BGCP) is a New York City based investment and brokerage services provider that also maintains a presence in the wholesale real-estate financing sector. At the time of this post (2:00PM CST), BGCP is currently trading higher by 2.64% on the day, up to 9.30. The stock printed fresh 52 week highs earlier […]

A Huge Winner in Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR) On OptionHacker!

23 December, 2014
Option Alert, Uncategorized

Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR) is a New Jersey based car and truck rental provider for both business and retail consumers. As of the close of today’s trading session, CAR finished higher by 9.95%, closing at 64.48 on the day. The stock is now just under five points off of its 52 week highs after […]

Will Walgreen Co. (WAG) Continue its Bearish Earnings Trend?

22 December, 2014
Option Alert, Uncategorized

Walgreen Co. (WAG) is a Deerfield, IL based operator of over 8,200 nationwide brick-and mortar Walgreen’s drug stores that provide retail goods, pharmacy and health-and-wellness services. At the time of this post, (12:00PM CST) WAG is currently trading at 73.74, up 0.70% on the day. The stock is currently well within the upper portion of […]

Trader Getting Long Nike, Inc. (NKE) on the Pullback

19 December, 2014
Option Alert, Uncategorized

Nike, Inc. (NKE) is an athletic footwear and athletic apparel retailer based out of Beaverton, OR. At the time of this post (12:30PM CST), the stock is currently trading at 94.42, down 2.74% following a disappointing future orders number released as a part of last night’s quarterly earnings report. The stock traded as low as […]

Bullish on OptionHacker in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Weekly Options

18 December, 2014
Option Alert, Uncategorized

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) is a diversified healthcare company that operates a number of healthcare related businesses. The company’s stock is currently trading around $101.35 in a 52 week range of $69.57-$101.42. The stock has been performing very well this year with shares rallying by nearly 35% year to date. Earlier in today’s session we […]