Actionable Options for Tuesday, August, 18

Actionable Options for Tuesday, August, 18

 

Options with increasing call volume and implied volatility: CRM HPQ LQD

Options with increasing put volume and implied volatility: SCCO URBN HOV

RT Options Scanner shows Alibaba (BABA) January 82.50 call option implied volatility increased 3% to 29 according to IVolatility.

Option implied volatility mixed for retailers after quarterly results and outlook

Home Depot (HD) up 2.25% after raised FY15 EPS growth to 13% from 11%-12%, compared to consensus $5.27. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 17 compared to a one-month ago level of 15.

Urban Outfitters (URBN) down 0.65% on lower than expected Q2 revenue of $867.46M, below analyst expectations of $881.16M. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 29 compared to a one-month ago level of 35.

Wal-Mart (WMT) down 3% after the Dow component lowered its full-year forecast. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 17 compared to a one-month ago level of 14 according to Advanced Options at iVolatility.