Notable Put Options Activity in Lowe's

Notable Put Options Activity in Lowe's

There are 7 comments on the Benzinga story from Dec 29, 2011, titled Notable Put Options Activity in Lowe's. In it, Benzinga reports that:

Shares of Lowe's are higher on the session by 1.36%, currently trading at $25.40. The stock has been moving largely higher over the past three months and is currently trading above the 50-day moving average.

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In a perfect world

Grand Rapids, MI

#1 Jan 16, 2012
5 to 1 put options, the big boys are betting against us.
25.00 strike price. gooooing down !!
NEDM

Pembroke, MA

#2 Jan 17, 2012
um...
http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/LO...

The volume is less than 300 and it shows the put value going down not up.

If the volume was in the tens of thousands and the prices were going up significantly then I could see that argument.
In a perfect world

Grand Rapids, MI

#3 Jan 17, 2012
Shares of Lowe's (NYSE: LOW [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) are higher on the session by 1.36%, currently trading at $25.40. The stock has been moving largely higher over the past three months and is currently trading above the 50-day moving average.

Options traders are focusing on puts today. The strike seeing the heaviest action is the February 2012 $25.00 put, which has traded 10,109 times on open interest of 880 contracts.

The majority of the action comes from a 10,018 contract block, purchased for $0.93.

Put volume is outpacing call volume by 5 to 1.
.

Read more: http://www.benzinga.com/markets/options/11/12...
IAMLOWES

Milton, VT

#4 Jan 18, 2012
MDGuy

Northville, MI

#5 Jan 18, 2012
IAMLOWES wrote:
http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3 /overviewPR2.php?code=LOW
Neat....yawn.
NEDM

Pembroke, MA

#7 Jan 19, 2012
Heavy volume without the price going up means little.
NEDM

Pembroke, MA

#8 Jan 19, 2012
More importantly all put, call and futures action ends on the 3rd friday of each month (the socalled "triple witching".

So if this doesn't go down on friday by a significant amount the point is moot.

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