Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the top 10
names showing unusual option activity on tradeMONSTER's LiveAction
Commercial Metals (CMC): Option volume 1,107 percent above average.
Investors bought the September 16 calls and the December 16 calls,
looking for upside. CMC was unchanged at $14.70.
Sanmina-SCI (SANM): Option volume 1,033 percent above average.
Investors sold more about 2,000 August 11 puts for $0.45 to $0.65,
looking for the stock to hold its ground. SANM rallied 20 percent
SPDR KBW Regional Banking ETF (KRE): Option volume 732 percent
above average. Investors sold about 7,500 September 26 calls and
bought 15,000 September 23 puts, reflecting a bearish outlook. KRE
fell 0.20 percent to $25.51.
Applied Microcircuits (AMCC): Option volume 652 percent above
average. An investors purchased 1,500 November 10 calls for $0.45
and $0.50. AMCC fell 0.59 percent to $8.37.
RadioShack (RSH): Option volume 641 percent above average.
Investors took profits in the August 14 calls after the stock
ripped higher. RSH rose 21 percent to $15.90.
Rounding out the rest of the top 10 are:
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- Omnicare (OCR): Option volume 538 percent above average.
- Helix Energy Solutions (HLX): Option volume 521 percent above
- HCA Holdings (HCA): Option volume 479 percent above
- Solutia (SOA): Option volume 458 percent above average.
- NuVasive (NUVA): Option volume 445 percent above