Tag: unusual

Unusual Option Trades: Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD), Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN)

It appears biopharm stocks are hot, and getting hotter. Two of today’s most unusual, large option trades involve Amicus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FOLD), and Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALXN). Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) First,  a trader bought 1045 July $160 calls in Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN)  mostly at the ask at prices of $3.30 to $3.50 per call.  This was an opening

Options Buzz: Big Call Spread on Waters Corporation (WAT)

One “knowledgeable” investor just executed an opening buy of 2275 Nov $115 – $130 call spread in Waters Corporation (WAT).   This options trade represents 5 times the normal options volume in NYSE: WAT. 9 minutes later, the trader added another 725 of these November call spreads to their account.   Waters Corporation (WAT) is currently

Large Call Buyer Digs Into Masco Corporation (MAS)

Another day, yet another wiseguy option buy.  This time around someone “in the know” has just gobbled up more than 4500 July $23 calls in Masco Corporation (MAS).  They investor paid 20 cents for those July 23 calls. Masco Corporation makes and sells home improvement and building products, including faucets, cabinets, architectural coatings and windows Masco