Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the top
names showing unusual option activity on tradeMONSTER's LiveAction
Goodrich (GR): Option volume 2,303 percent above average. Investors
bought and sold calls amid a report that the company would be
acquired. GR rose 12 percent to $104.08.
Sangamo BioScience (SGMO): Option volume 695 percent above average.
Investors sold calls after the stock attempted to rally. SGMO fell
2.83 percent to $5.82.
ProShares UltraShort Yen (YCS): Option volume 527 percent above
average. Investors sold about 1,900 October 14 calls for $0.25. YCS
fell 1.02 percent to $13.53.
Exact Sciences (EXAS): Option volume 517 percent above average.
More than 1,300 November 8 calls were bought for $0.83 to $0.95.
EXAS rose 0.38 percent to $7.96.
Waves Systems (WAVX): Option volume 485 percent above average.
Investors bought and sold the October 2.50 calls against existing
open interest. WAVX fell 0.43 percent to $2.30.
Other names showing unusual activity are:
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- Tyco International (TYC): Option volume 464 percent above
- HCP (HCP): Option volume percent 352 above average.
- Foot Locker (FL): Option volume 307 percent above
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