Actionable Options for Thursday January 16

Actionable Options for Thursday January 16

 

Actionable Options for Thursday January 16

Options with increasing call volume and implied volatility: MDLZ LNKD AOL

Options with increasing put volume and implied volatility: NUS BBY HLF

Best Buy (BBY) is recently down $10.56 to $27 after the company reported disappointing holiday same store sales. February call option implied volatility is at 51, March is at 55, June is at 48; above its 26-week average of 43.

Yahoo (YHOO) is recently down 90c to $40.17 after the No. 2 executive left the company after a little more than a year in the job. January weekly call option implied volatility is at 27, February is at 35, April is at 37; compared to its 26-week average of 35.

UnitedHealth (UNH) is recently down $2.39 to $72.45 after the health insurer reported Q4 revenue improved 8.2% to $31.1B. January weekly call option implied volatility is at 19, February is at 18, June is at 19; compared to its 26-week average of 23.

Citigroup (C) is recently down $2.52 to $52.54 on Q4 EPS growth missed analyst expectations. January weekly call option implied volatility is at 21, February and April is at 20; compared to its 26-week average of 24.