As of today's market close, here are the top 10 names showing
unusual option activity on tradeMONSTER's LiveAction data
Celsion (CLSN): Option volume 2,125 percent above average.
Investors sold about 20,000 September 2.50 puts for $0.10 to $0.20.
CLSN rose 9.02 percent to $4.23.
Travelzoo (TZOO): Option volume 1,789 percent above average.
Investors sold the December 50 puts, looking for shares to hold
their ground. TZOO rose 3.39 percent to $87.79.
Procter & Gamble (PG): Option volume 1,743 percent above
average. Call activity surged as investors looked to reap the
News B-shares (NWS): Option volume 1,293 percent above average.
Investors sold the January 12 puts for $0.45 and the January 14
puts for $0.90, looking for shares to hold their ground. NWS rose
5.52 percent to $16.25.
News A-Shares (NWSA): Option volume 1,255 percent above average.
Investors bought the January 16 calls and sold the January 19
calls, looking for upside. NWSA rose 5.51 percent to $15.79.
Rounding out the rest of the top 10 are:
(Chart courtesy of tradeMONSTER)
- Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPDI): Option volume
1,211 percent above Petrohawk (HK): Option volume 1,063 percent
- Southern Union (SUG): Option volume 976 percent above
- WebMD (WBMD): Option volume 973 percent above average.
- Thoratec (THOR): Option volume 926 percent above
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