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Twilio Bulls More Than Double Their Money After Earnings

Twilio Bulls More Than Double Their Money After Earnings

These investors likely purchased those calls, with a six-month horizon, to capture TWLO's next two earnings reports, expecting the shares to appreciate handsomely during that time.

First Data Calls Profit Fivefold on Earnings

First Data Calls Profit Fivefold on Earnings

Investors likely purchased these calls to capture the next few quarterly earnings reports, with the underlying belief that the payments-space would continue to see broad growth.

Consumer Staples Bulls Quintuple Their Money via Options

Consumer Staples Bulls Quintuple Their Money via Options

Consumer staples generally trade inversely to the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury as opportunity costs for cash ebb and flow.

Healthcare Bulls Get a Second Dose of Earnings-Driven Profits

Healthcare Bulls Get a Second Dose of Earnings-Driven Profits

Investors made their purchases around the same time we saw bullish activity in other components of the SPDR Healthcare Select Sector Fund ETF

Healthcare Bulls Are Feeling Great After Earnings

Healthcare Bulls Are Feeling Great After Earnings

Investors may have been betting that the 'drug pricing war' was a non-event and that the upcoming earnings cycle would show continued growth and profitability in the healthcare sector.

Walgreens' Call Prices Surge Five-fold as Shares Recover

Walgreens' Call Prices Surge Five-fold as Shares Recover

These investors were likely purchasing calls while also selling puts, to effectively draw their line-in-the-sand as to where they believed the stock of WBA would trade at a low point.

Options Traders Ring up Profits on Supervalu's Acquisition

Options Traders Ring up Profits on Supervalu's Acquisition

The options traders may have expected SVU shares to appreciate throughout the back half of the 2018 calendar and wished to participate in the grocer's run with an outlined risk profile.

UPS Delivers Gains to Call Buyers, After Earnings

UPS Delivers Gains to Call Buyers, After Earnings

UPS was slated to report earnings on July 25, before the opening bell, and these investors may have wished to participate in the report with limited downside risk.

Alphabet Call Buyers Searched For, Found Profits After Earnings

Alphabet Call Buyers Searched For, Found Profits After Earnings

Option traders nearly doubled their money in Alphabet options that were purchased mere hours before it reported earnings.

JP Morgan Rises Almost Two Percent, Call Prices Rise Fourfold

JP Morgan Rises Almost Two Percent, Call Prices Rise Fourfold

Option traders turned substantial gains on bullish positions opened in JP Morgan only one session earlier.