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Actionable Options for Wednesday April 9

Actionable Options for Wednesday April 9

 

Actionable Options for Wednesday April 9

Options having increasing call volume and implied volatility: MET FB CZR CMCSA

Options having increasing put volume and implied volatility: BBD HSY ANR

Facebook (FB) is recently up $2.77 to $60.96 on Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told NBC's "The Today Show" that she is not planning to run for office. She commented that she "loves her job . I love what we do every day to connect the world." FB 4/25/14 weekly call option implied volatility is at 76, May is at 62, June is at 47; compared to its 26-week average of 43.

Alpha Natural (ANR) is recently down 39c to $4.49 after being downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS. Overall option implied volatility of 64 is at its 26-week average.

Procter & Gamble (PG) is recently up 1c to $81.32 after the consumer goods company agreed to sell its three major pet food brands - Iams, Eukanuba, and Natura - to Mars for $2.9B. May call option implied volatility is at 15, July is at 12; compared to its 26-week average of 16.

Alcoa (AA) IS recently up 37c to $12.90 after beating Wall Street estimates. April and May call option implied volatility is at 30, June and September is at 29; compared to its 26-week average of 32.

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