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Actionable Options for Tuesday, May 27

Actionable Options for Tuesday, May 27

 

Actionable Options for Tuesday, May 27

Options having increasing call volume and implied volatility: TIBCX SINA PXLN

Options having increasing put volume and implied volatility: KORS MOVE ABX

Hillshire Brands (HSH) is recently up $8.07 to $45.09 after responding to the unsolicited proposal by Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) to acquire Hillshire Brands for $45.00 per share in cash. The company said, "We continue to strongly believe in the strategic merits and value creation potential provided by the proposed transaction with Pinnacle Foods (PF). June call option implied volatility is at 23, August is at 17, August is a 15; compared to its 26-week average of 25.

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) is recently down 15c to $56.66 after declaring a quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share, or $1.76 annualized. June, July and October call option implied volatility is at 18; compared to its 26-week average of 19.

JinkoSolar (JKS) is recently down 17c to $25.66 after the Chinese solar product maker reported Q1 total solar product shipments rose 72%. June call option implied volatility is at 63, July is at 64, September is at 65; compared to its 26-week average of 76.

AutoZone (AZO) is recently down $10.06 to $530.84 after the replacement auto parts retailer reported Q3 revenue which were mainly in-line with analysts' consensus. June call option implied volatility is at 17, July and September is at 16, December is at 17; compared to its 26-week average of 19.

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