Actionable Options for Thursday, July, 16

Actionable Options for Thursday, July, 16

 

Options with increasing call volume and implied volatility: GRMN IP TWX

Options with increasing put volume and implied volatility: CHKP WU LQD

RT Options Scanner shows Chesapeake (CHK) October 13 call option implied volatility increased 4% to 58.

Netflix (NFLX) up 16% and hit a split-adjusted all-time high of $114.45 per share after the streaming service operator reported stronger than expected second quarter results, including higher than expected Q2 subscriber metrics. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 31, compared to a one-month ago level of 45.

Citigroup (C) up 3.5% after the third-largest U.S. bank, posted Q2 profit, excluding adjustments and one-time items, of $1.45 per share, beating the $1.34 average estimate of analysts. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 17, compared to a one-month ago level of 20.

Goldman Sachs (GS) down 1.5% after reporting Q2 earnings per share of $1.98, which fell far short of the consensus forecast of $3.89. However, the firm recorded $1.45B in net provisions for litigation and regulatory matters. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 18, compared to a one-month ago level of 19.