Actionable Options for Friday, August, 22

Actionable Options for Friday, August, 22

 

Actionable Options for Friday, August, 22

Options having increasing call volume and implied volatility: GILD AAPL BBY

Options having increasing put volume and implied volatility: VXX SPY TSLA

Proshares UltraShort Barc 20 Year Treasury (TBT) is recently down 7c to $56, 44 on Fed Chair Yellen's speech was fairly neutral and very "two-handed". September option implied volatility is at 21, October and December is at 21; compared to its 26-week average of 22.

Salesforce.com (CRM) is recently up $4.06 to $59.70 after raising its forecast for the year. September option implied volatility is at 29, October is at 30, January is at 28; compared to its 26-week average of 36.

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) is recently up 65c to $30.52 on signing a 20 restaurant franchise development agreement as the first step in a multi-year franchising initiative designed to expand the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain's presence in the greater Southwest. September option implied volatility is at 49, October is at 50, December is at 51; compared to its 2-week average of 49.