Actionable Options for Friday, May 23

Actionable Options for Friday, May 23

 

Actionable Options for Friday, May 23

Options having increasing call volume and implied volatility: JOE KORS NUAN

Options having increasing put volume and implied volatility: CBS WY LPX

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is recently up $1.95 to $33.72 after announcing additional job cuts, positive analyst commentary. June option implied volatility is at 21, July is at 20, August is 21; compared to its 26-week average of 31.

GameStop (GME) is recently up $2.19 to $39.08 after the multichannel video game retailer reported better than expected Q1 profits and backed its fiscal 2014 guidance. June option implied volatility is at 34, July is at 35, October is at 38; compared to its 26-week average of 41.

Nuance (NUAN) is recently up 11c to $15.69 on rumors of potential takeover. The rumor is unconfirmed and the source is unknown. June 16 and 17 calls are active on total call volume of 18K contacts (2K puts). June option implied volatility is at 30, July is at 27, October is at 30; compared to its 26-week average of 38.