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Notable Thursday Option Activity: OMER, DLR, OSTK

Notable Thursday Option Activity: OMER, DLR, OSTK

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Omeros Corp , where a total of 2,902 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 290,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 60.7% of OMER's average daily trading volume over the past month of 478,220 shares.

Notable Thursday Option Activity: SPWR, LSTR, I

Notable Thursday Option Activity: SPWR, LSTR, I

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in SunPower Corp , where a total volume of 11,555 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 71.9% of SPWR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares.

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: AXL, FOSL, NSTG

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: AXL, FOSL, NSTG

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc , where a total of 14,697 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 88.4% of AXL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.7 million shares.

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: IQV, MOV, ACIA

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: IQV, MOV, ACIA

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in IQVIA Holdings Inc , where a total volume of 8,609 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 860,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 78.4% of IQV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares.

Parke Bancorp (PKBK) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

Parke Bancorp (PKBK) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

In trading on Thursday, shares of Parke Bancorp Inc crossed above their 200 day moving average of $21.25, changing hands as high as $21.29 per share. Parke Bancorp Inc shares are currently trading up about 1.4% on the day.

Daktronics (DAKT) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

Daktronics (DAKT) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

In trading on Thursday, shares of Daktronics Inc. crossed above their 200 day moving average of $8.14, changing hands as high as $8.20 per share.

BRSS Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

BRSS Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Thursday, shares of Global Brass & Copper Holdings Inc crossed above their 200 day moving average of $32.11, changing hands as high as $32.61 per share. Global Brass & Copper Holdings Inc shares are currently trading up about 2.3% on the day.

Grab This Deal Even Lower Than Director Carlson Did

Grab This Deal Even Lower Than Director Carlson Did

There's an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on November 16, Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc.'s Director, James B.

Bargain Hunters Take Note: Insider Cluster-Buying At MITT

Bargain Hunters Take Note: Insider Cluster-Buying At MITT

A particularly strong insider buying signal is what we call a "cluster-buy" where three or more different insiders make open market purchases within a short period of one another. At AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc , 3 different insiders purchased 65,000 shares at an average price of $17.05/share, for a total of $1.11M, with the most recent purchase on February 11, 2019.

First Week Of September 20th Options Trading For Dermira (DERM)

First Week Of September 20th Options Trading For Dermira (DERM)

Investors in Dermira Inc saw new options begin trading this week, for the September 20th expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 218 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.