Actionable Options for Thursday, May, 19
Options with increasing call volume and volatility movement: CHD MOT ANF
Options with increasing put volume and volatility movement: GRUB WSM COST
RT Options Scanner shows: Freeport McMoRan (FCX) August 13 call option implied volatility increased 4% to 77 according to IVolatility.
Stocks which have been mentioned as possibly involved in M&A have elevated option implied volatility
Monsanto (MON) up 5.12% after confirming receipt of unsolicited buyout proposal from Bayer AG (BAYRY). Current 30-day call IVXM is at 36 compared to a one-month ago level of 25.
Church & Dwight (NYSE: CHD) up 2.2% after saying that the company is not engaged in discussions with, nor has it received any proposal or communication concerning a potential bid for the company or any of its business units and is not otherwise aware of any information supporting these rumors. Current 30-day call IVXM is at 34 compared to a one-month ago level of 17.