Category: Options Trades

Very Unusual Call Options: Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO), Joy Global (NYSE:JOY), DISH Network (DISH)

It’s been a crazy busy day of solid and interesting, and sometimes unusual option trades. There’s been a good number of put option trades that caught our eye, but again, we like to focus on the call buys here at California Examiner. Luckily there’s been several interesting call buys so far! Four of the most

Friday Breakouts: Conversant (CNVR), 21Vianet Group (VNET), Ocean Power Tech (OPTT), El Pollo Loco (LOCO), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P are all weak today, as they are down .3% to .45%, but a few companies are bucking that trend and are up big on good volume.  Some of the biggest gaining Nasdaq stocks have been Conversant (CNVR), 21Vianet Group (VNET), Ocean Power Tech (OPTT), El Pollo Loco (LOCO), and Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB).

NYSE Breakouts: Vitamin Shoppe (VSI), Taminco Corp (TAM), Vail Resorts (MTN), Jumei International (JMEI), Nautilus, Inc (NLS)

Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI) jumped over 5 percent today heavier than normal volume after the  vitamin retailer shares were upgraded by Morgan Stanley.  Morgan Stanley upgraded VSI to an overweight with a price target of $49 today.   Naturally, investors jumped all over that upgrade and started buying shares of Vitamin Shopped like they were going out

Why They’re Hot: Rockwell Medical (RMTI), GoGo Inc (GOGO), Rada Electronic Ind (RADA), Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR), Neptune Technologies (NEPT)

Rockwell Medical (NASDAQ:RMTI) jumped over 7 percent today after the  manufacturer of hemodialysis concentrate solutions and dialysis kits had coverage initiated by FBR Capital Markets .  FBR announced that it initiated coverage of RMTI with an underperfom rating and a dismal price target of $6.00.  Naturally, investors laughed at the rating from such a small,

Why They’re Up Huge: On Track Innovations (OTIV), Net Element Intl (NETE), NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP)

The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P are all struggling to stay afloat, but a few companies are managing to buck the trend and skyrocket on huge volume.  Some of the biggest gaining Nasdaq stocks have been On Track Innovations (OTIV), Net Element Intl (NETE), and NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP). On Track Innovations (OTIV) was a little known