Options Unusual Activity

Unusual Options Activity: TSLA, URBN, XRT, EWY


TSLA Options Tracker

  • 45 More $TSLA Jan 2019 50 "catastrophe" puts hit the tape today.
  • Total Open Interest = 28,473, still lower than last week

Put Spread Palooza in EWY - iShares MSCI South Korea Index

Paper buys put spreads and finances it by selling calls multiple times in multiple months

  • 4000 EWY Oct 70.0 calls trade $1.18
  • 4000 EWY Oct 60.0 puts trade $1.05
  • 4000 EWY Oct 64.0 puts trade $1.85
  • 7000 EWY Sep 69.0 calls trade $0.69
  • 7000 EWY Sep 66.0 puts trade $1.92
  • 7000 EWY Sep 63.0 puts trade $1.03
  • Net, paper buys the put spread for $.20  
  • OI is negligible on all strikes

An hour later paper buys Sep/Oct put diagonal spread

  • 6000 EWY Sep 64.0 puts trade $1.40
  • 6000 EWY Oct 60.0 puts trade $1.22
  • OI is negligible on both strikes

Put Roll in SPDR Retail ETF - XRT

Paper sells Sep weekly 41/39.5 put spread/roll?

  • 6100 XRT Sep 1st 39.5 puts trade $0.75
  • OI=64 = opening
  • 6100 XRT Sep 1st 41.0 puts trade $1.45
  • OI=7289 = potentially closing

Put Sellers and Call Rollers in Urban Outfitters - URBN

  • 6112 URBN Aug 15.0 puts trade $0.202
  • 2470 URBN Aug 15.0 puts trade $0.20
  • OI = 14K - potentially closing

Paper rolls Aug 19 calls to Sep as well

  • 5000 URBN Aug 19.0 calls trade $0.50
  • OI=5973
  • 5000 URBN Sep 19.0 calls trade $0.85
  • OI=517

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