Too Many Options $FB, $FTNT, $HLF, $MDLZ, $SINA, $ZNGA

1。

HLFIthinkitissafetosaythatthestockhadafairlycrappyday,downalmost10%insympathywithNUS,whichatonepointtodaywasdown50%fromlastweekshighs?

AcoupletradersrolledbullishbetsfromJantoFebwithjustonedaytoexpiration?

Inoneinstanceatradersold7,000Jan72。

50callsat1。

90tocloseandbought10,000Feb77。

50callsfor4。

55toopen。

Similarly,anothertradersold5,000Jan70callsat4。

10andbought10,000Feb80callsfor3。

90?

IfyoumissedourrundownontheputactivityofthelastweekpleasereadHERE,theJan201550putshavebecomethelargestsinglelineofopeninterest。

2。

MDLZearlierthismorningasmartoperatorbought20,000Jan24th(nextweekexpiration)36callsfor。

27vssellingstockona37deltaat35。

60?

Whilethestockdidnotclosemuchhigher,impliedvolatilityrippedandthecallsendedupclosingatmorethantwicewhatthetraderpaid?

Afteraskingaroundonthestock,itappearsthatshareholderelectionsfornomineestotheboardofdirectorsneedtobemadebyJan21st?

Whyisthisimportant?

Wellactivistsarepushingforasale,andtheywillneedtogetrepresentationontheboard?

Allalittleabovemypay-grade,butyougetthepicture,someplayersthinknextweekcouldbeacatalystforthestock。

3?

FBtraderjustbought15,000Feb50/?

45putspreadspayingabout。

77toopen?

EarningsareconfirmedforJan29th,theoptionsmarketisalreadyimplyingaonedaymoveofabout10%。

4?

SINAthestocks10%declineinthelastweekhasdrawnoutsomebullsastherewere2decentsizecallpurchasesinFeblookingforaneartermbounce?

Onetraderbought4,700Feb90callsfor2。

13toopenandanothertradesawabuyerof1250oftheFeb7thweekly81callsfor3。

90。

5。

FTNT?

atraderbought30,000Feb23/25callspreadsfor。

44vssellingabout500,000sharesat21。

16,thistradecaughtmyeyeastherehasbeenagoodbitofactivistinterestoflateinsimilarlypositionedtelecomequipment/securityinfrastructurestockslikeJNPR,RVBDNTAP。

6?

ZNGA-stockwasdown12%oncautiouscommentsonthecompanysQ4andfutureoutlookfromabrokeragefirm?

TherewasaseriesoftradeswhereatradersoldtheJune3PutandboughttheJune4。

5calls,vssellingstock?

Thisisabullishtrade?

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