By Pete Najarian, co-founder of OptionMonster
Friday's activity involved sellers in the October 82.50 puts and buyers of the November 100 calls, according to OptionMonster's tracking systems. The puts went for $2 to $2.24 and the calls cost $5.70 to $6.30, essentially creating a leveraged bullish position that is similar to owning the stock. More than 6,000 contracts traded in each strike.
The stock rose 0.21% to $92.06 on Friday and is up more than 100% so far this year. Green Mountain is the same company that sells K-cups under different brands, including Caribou Coffee, Gloria Jean's, and Van Houtte.More than 31,000 contracts traded overall in the name, more than double its average volumes. Najarian has no positions in GMCR.
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