Actionable Options for Wednesday December 11
Options with increasing call volume and implied volatility: MA V AVP
Options with increasing put volume and implied volatility: SHLD P SNI
MasterCard (MA) is up $30.82 to $794.42 after announcing a 10-for-1 stock split, an 83% increase in its dividend, and a new $3.5B share repurchase program. December call option implied volatility is at 19, January is at 18, April is at 21 of 22; compared to its 26-week average of 22.
Pandora (P) is down $2.45 to $26.79 after Spotify announced Spotify Free for tablets. December weekly call option implied volatility is at 72, December is at 53, January and March is at 59 compared to its 26-week average of 62.
H&R Block (HRB) is down 89c to $27.91 after reporting Q2 revenue $134M, compared to consensus $137M. December call option implied volatility is at 30, January is at 24, April is at 28; compared to its 26-week average of 29.