Actionable Options for Friday December 13

Actionable Options for Friday December 13


Options with increasing call volume and implied volatility: TWTR NKE PLUG

Options with increasing put volume and implied volatility: APC ANR FDX

Texas Industries (TXI) is up $6.09 to $64.63 after on several reports the construction materials company is exploring a sale. January option implied volatility is at 41, July is at 35; compared to its 26-week average of 38.

United Technologies (UTX) is down 59c to $107.50 after issuing a profit and revenue targets for 2014 that fell short of analyst expectations. January and May option implied volatility of 17 is at its 26-week average.

Anadarko Petroleum (APC) is down $6.64 to $77.02 after a bankruptcy judge ruled the company could be liable for at least $5B in a lawsuit over environmental and legal liabilities related to its 2006 acquisition of Kerr-McGee Corp. December, January, February and May call option implied volatility of 28 is near its 26-week average of 29.