Actionable Options for Thursday, July, 23

Actionable Options for Thursday, July, 23

 

Options with increasing call volume and implied volatility: XRX NTAP HUN

Options with increasing put volume and implied volatility: AUY LLTC FCX

Volatility moves lower after tech company results

American Express (AXP) down 3% after reporting Q2 EPS of $1.42, compared to consensus $1.32. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 17, compared to a one-month ago level of 16.

Qualcomm (QCOM) down 4% after announcing a strategic realignment plan and lowers 2015 view. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 19, compared to a one-month ago level of 21.

Under Armour (UA) up 8% after reporting Q2 EPS 7c, compared to consensus 5c. Q2 revenue was $783M, compared to consensus $762M. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 26, compared to a one-month ago level of 27.

Comcast (CMCSA) down 2.4% after reporting Q2 EPS 84c, compared to consensus 84c. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 18, compared to a one-month ago level of 16.

General Motors (GM) up 5.7% after reporting Q2 adjusted EPS of $1.29, compared to consensus $1.08. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 24, compared to a one-month ago level of 20.