Actionable Options for Thursday, April 24

Actionable Options for Thursday, April 24

 

Actionable Options for Thursday, April 24

Options having increasing call volume and implied volatility: UPL AMZN F

Options having increasing put volume and implied volatility: TWTR NFLX P

Apple (AAPL) is recently up $42.74 to $567.60 on better than expected Q2 results, a $30B increase in its share repurchase authorization, an 8% increase in its quarterly dividend to $3.29 per share, and a 7-for-1 stock split and Q2 iPhone sales totaled 43.7M, topping estimates. May 2 weekly option implied volatility is at 19, May is at 16, June is at 15, August and October at 19; compared to its 26-week average of 25.

VIX methodology for Apple (VXAPL) -24% to 19.68; below 10-day MA of 25.54

Facebook (FB) is recently up 57c to $61.94 after reporting better than expected Q1 financial results, mobile daily active users totaling 609M, and the company's revenue from advertising grew 82%. May weekly option implied volatility is at 44, June is at 39, July is at 38; compared to its 26-week average of 45.

General Motors (GM) is recently down 35c to $34.02 on Q1 profit falling 82% amid recalls, but bets analyst expectations. May option implied volatility is at 26, June is at 24, September is at 25; compared to its 26-week average of 28.