GLDSPDR Gold Trust (ETF) – 20,000 of the August 145 / 138 put spread was bought for $0.27. The spread was bought to open.
CLX The Clorox Company – 4000 of the August 70 / 67.5 1x2 put spread was bought for $0.35. The trade comes after the stock rallied 8.9% last Friday on news that Carl Icahn made a bid for the company. Separately, 1500 of the August 67.5 / 72.5 bearish risk reversal traded with the investor collecting $1.10 on the trade. Both trades appear to be to open.
DAL Delta Air Lines, Inc. – Nearly 8000 of the September 9 calls were bought for $0.31. Separately 6600 August 9 puts were sold at $1.13.
CHK Chesapeake Energy Corporation – 1000 of the August 31 calls were sold at $2.57 to buy 1000 of both the August 33 and September 34 calls for $1.38 and $1.43, respectively. The September 34 calls were bought to open.
EOG EOG Resources, Inc.– 2900 of the August 115 calls were bought for $0.40. The calls were bought to open.
SM SM Energy Co. – 2800 of the November 40 puts were bought for $0.45. The puts were bought to open.
Industrials / Materials
BA The Boeing Company – 7400 of the August 72.5 calls appeared to have been bought for $0.90. The calls traded to open.
NOC Northrop Grumman Corporation – Nearly 2500 of the August 67.5 calls were bought for $0.60. The calls were bought to open in a multi exchange sweep.
RHI Robert Half International Inc. – 5750 of the August 22.5 puts were sold at $0.20. The puts were sold to open.
SVM Silvercorp Metals Inc. (USA) – 6000 of the January’13 15 calls were sold at $2.70. The calls were sold to open and are currently 26.8% out of money.
ARMH ARM Holdings plc (ADR)– 2500 of the August 26 / 28 put spread was bought for $0.99. The company is expected to report earnings on July 26th.
CTL CenturyLink, Inc. – 3300 of the October 35 / 39 bearish risk reversal was bought for $0.04. The trade was bought to open and was tied to 330,000 shares at $37.95 as a part of a collar strategy.
VOD Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) – 750 of the August 24 puts were bought for $0.25. The puts were bought to open.
BAC Bank of America Corporation– 5000 of the September 9 puts were sold to buy 5000 September 9 / 10 call spreads for $0.07 for the three way trade. The bullish trade comes ahead of earnings tomorrow.
C Citigroup Inc. – 66,000 of the August 43 calls were bought for $0.11.
MS Morgan Stanley– 7500 of the August 24 calls were sold at $0.11 to buy 10,000 of the October 24 calls for $0.42. It appears to be a roll out two months and adding to the bullish position
AH Accretive Health, Inc.– 9300 of the August 25 puts were sold at $1.00. The puts were sold to open.
CERSCerus Corporation – 5100 of the February 5 calls were sold at $0.10. The calls were sold to open.
CYH Community Health Systems– 2000 of the August 21 puts were sold at $0.20. The puts were sold to open.
GILD Gilead Sciences, Inc. – 3850 of the August / September 41 call spread was bought for $0.64. It appears to be a roll from August to September with the September calls being bought to open.
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