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Investors Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (RARE)

Investors Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (RARE)

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:RARE) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 6,557 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 9,135% compared to the typical daily volume... 
ViaSat Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (VSAT)

ViaSat Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (VSAT)

ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 872 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,284% compared to the average volume of 63 put options. VSAT opened at $62.87... 
ING Groep NV (ING) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

ING Groep NV (ING) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

ING Groep NV (NYSE:ING) was the target of a large decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,640,037 shares, a decrease of 43.5% from the August 15th total of 2,903,826... 
Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (PDM) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (PDM) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,998,612 shares, a growth of 47.2% from the... 
SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF (FLRN) Short Interest Down 78.0% in August

SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF (FLRN) Short Interest Down 78.0% in August

SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF (NYSEARCA:FLRN) was the target of a large decline in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 197,946 shares, a decline of 78.0% from... 
iShares TIPS Bond ETF (TIP) Short Interest Down 47.9% in August

iShares TIPS Bond ETF (TIP) Short Interest Down 47.9% in August

iShares TIPS Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:TIP) was the target of a large decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 587,280 shares, a decline of 47.9% from the August 15th total of... 
ALLETE Inc (ALE) Short Interest Down 33.5% in August

ALLETE Inc (ALE) Short Interest Down 33.5% in August

ALLETE Inc (NYSE:ALE) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 512,526 shares, a decrease of 33.5% from the August 15th total of 770,815 shares. Based... 
Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on United Natural Foods (UNFI)

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on United Natural Foods (UNFI)

United Natural Foods Inc (NASDAQ:UNFI) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Traders purchased 2,145 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,208% compared to the typical volume of 164 put options. Several... 
Shell Midstream Partners Sees Unusually High Options Volume (SHLX)

Shell Midstream Partners Sees Unusually High Options Volume (SHLX)

Shell Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SHLX) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 2,541 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 2,018% compared to the average daily volume of 120... 
Traders Buy High Volume of Steelcase Call Options (SCS)

Traders Buy High Volume of Steelcase Call Options (SCS)

Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 970 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,517% compared to the average daily volume of 60 call options. A... 
Tilly’s Inc (TLYS) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Tilly’s Inc (TLYS) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Tilly’s Inc (NYSE:TLYS) was the target of a large drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 408,128 shares, a drop of 47.6% from the August 15th total of 778,630 shares.... 
ProShares Short S&P500 (SH) Short Interest Down 62.8% in August

ProShares Short S&P500 (SH) Short Interest Down 62.8% in August

ProShares Short S&P500 (NYSEARCA:SH) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 460,372 shares, a drop of 62.8% from the August 15th total of 1,235,972... 
Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Corbus Pharmaceuticals Call Options (CRBP)

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Corbus Pharmaceuticals Call Options (CRBP)

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CRBP) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 11,417 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 12,176% compared to the typical daily... 
Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Cars.com (CARS)

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Cars.com (CARS)

Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders purchased 4,046 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 7,534% compared to the average daily volume of... 
Olin Sees Unusually High Options Volume (OLN)

Olin Sees Unusually High Options Volume (OLN)

Olin Co. (NYSE:OLN) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 4,047 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,076% compared to the average daily volume of 344 put options. Shares... 
Traders Purchase Large Volume of Leggett & Platt Call Options (LEG)

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Leggett & Platt Call Options (LEG)

Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE:LEG) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders purchased 10,029 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 7,615% compared to the average daily volume of 130 call... 
Short Interest in Harmony Gold Mining Co. (HMY) Increases By 57.7%

Short Interest in Harmony Gold Mining Co. (HMY) Increases By 57.7%

Harmony Gold Mining Co. (NYSE:HMY) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,392,152 shares, a growth of 57.7% from the August 15th total... 
Aircastle Limited (AYR) Short Interest Update

Aircastle Limited (AYR) Short Interest Update

Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 737,665 shares, a decline of 32.8% from the August 15th total of 1,098,048... 
Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (OSG) Short Interest Update

Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (OSG) Short Interest Update

Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (NYSE:OSG) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 415,171 shares, a decrease of 52.3% from the August... 
Short Interest in iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (SHYG) Increases By 53.1%

Short Interest in iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (SHYG) Increases By 53.1%

iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:SHYG) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 766,148 shares, a growth of 53.1% from... 
Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Short Interest Down 32.8% in August

Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Short Interest Down 32.8% in August

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) (TSE:YRI) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,435,107 shares, a decline of 32.8% from the August 15th total of 8,087,212... 
Deutsche Bank AG (DB) Short Interest Down 4.0% in August

Deutsche Bank AG (DB) Short Interest Down 4.0% in August

Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB) saw a large drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 80,975,495 shares, a drop of 4.0% from the August 15th total of 84,349,222 shares. Based... 
Transocean LTD (RIG) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Transocean LTD (RIG) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 72,567,658 shares, a decline of 6.1% from the August 15th total of 77,265,464... 
Investors Purchase High Volume of Put Options on State Street (STT)

Investors Purchase High Volume of Put Options on State Street (STT)

State Street Corp (NYSE:STT) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors purchased 3,144 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 867% compared to the average daily volume of... 
Darden Restaurants Sees Unusually High Options Volume (DRI)

Darden Restaurants Sees Unusually High Options Volume (DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 10,163 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,643% compared to the average daily volume... 
EPAM Systems Inc (EPAM) Short Interest Update

EPAM Systems Inc (EPAM) Short Interest Update

EPAM Systems Inc (NYSE:EPAM) saw a large increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,183,912 shares, an increase of 49.8% from the August 15th total of 790,267 shares.... 
DHI Group Inc (DHX) Short Interest Update

DHI Group Inc (DHX) Short Interest Update

DHI Group Inc (NYSE:DHX) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 182,600 shares, a drop of 82.9% from the August 15th total of 1,066,783 shares. Approximately... 
Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Harris (HRS)

Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Harris (HRS)

Harris Co. (NYSE:HRS) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 922 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 948% compared to the typical daily volume... 
Mattel Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (MAT)

Mattel Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (MAT)

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 12,623 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,216% compared to the average... 
Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Realogy (RLGY)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Realogy (RLGY)

Realogy Holdings Corp (NYSE:RLGY) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 3,043 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,394% compared to the typical daily volume of 122 call options. Several... 
Investors Buy Large Volume of Put Options on General Mills (GIS)

Investors Buy Large Volume of Put Options on General Mills (GIS)

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors acquired 10,820 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 599% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,548... 
Copart Sees Unusually High Options Volume (CPRT)

Copart Sees Unusually High Options Volume (CPRT)

Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 4,412 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,150% compared to the typical daily volume of... 
Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on JetBlue Airways (JBLU)

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on JetBlue Airways (JBLU)

JetBlue Airways Co. (NASDAQ:JBLU) saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 16,416 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 960% compared to the average volume of 1,549 call options. A... 
Investors Purchase Large Volume of BB&T Put Options (BBT)

Investors Purchase Large Volume of BB&T Put Options (BBT)

BB&T Co. (NYSE:BBT) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 5,462 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 888% compared to the typical daily volume of... 
Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Viking Therapeutics (VKTX)

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Viking Therapeutics (VKTX)

Viking Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:VKTX) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 19,390 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,311% compared to the... 
Sprint Corp (S) Short Interest Update

Sprint Corp (S) Short Interest Update

Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) was the target of a significant drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 102,454,172 shares, a drop of 9.3% from the August 15th total of 112,937,261... 
iShares US Real Estate ETF (IYR) Short Interest Update

iShares US Real Estate ETF (IYR) Short Interest Update

iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:IYR) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 27,647,011 shares, a growth of 11.8% from the... 
Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Short Interest Update

Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Short Interest Update

Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) was the target of a large increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 16,880,394 shares, an increase of 41.5% from the August 15th total of 11,930,587... 
Short Interest in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) Drops By 5.3%

Short Interest in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) Drops By 5.3%

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 52,741,969 shares, a drop of 5.3% from the August 15th total of 55,696,764... 
Short Interest in Devon Energy Corp (DVN) Declines By 26.4%

Short Interest in Devon Energy Corp (DVN) Declines By 26.4%

Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,781,505 shares, a decrease of 26.4% from the August 15th total of 25,513,605 shares.... 
Williams Companies Inc (WMB) Short Interest Update

Williams Companies Inc (WMB) Short Interest Update

Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 36,755,127 shares, a decline of 18.5% from the August 15th total of 45,109,771... 
Short Interest in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB) Increases By 7.5%

Short Interest in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB) Increases By 7.5%

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) saw a large increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 55,071,258 shares, an increase of 7.5% from the August 15th total of 51,239,841 shares.... 
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) Short Interest Down 6.1% in August

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) Short Interest Down 6.1% in August

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:HYG) was the target of a significant decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 64,668,158 shares, a decline... 
Cummins Inc. (CMI) Short Interest Down 42.1% in August

Cummins Inc. (CMI) Short Interest Down 42.1% in August

Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,441,249 shares, a decline of 42.1% from the August 15th total of... 
iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (IWD) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (IWD) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (NYSEARCA:IWD) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 336,377 shares, a drop of 59.4% from the August 15th... 
Teladoc Inc (TDOC) Short Interest Down 14.4% in August

Teladoc Inc (TDOC) Short Interest Down 14.4% in August

Teladoc Inc (NYSE:TDOC) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 15,552,436 shares, a decrease of 14.4% from the August 15th total of 18,167,305... 
Short Interest in Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (CCO) Declines By 34.1%

Short Interest in Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (CCO) Declines By 34.1%

Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 652,123 shares, a decline of 34.1% from the August... 
Invesco DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (UUP) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Invesco DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (UUP) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Invesco DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (NYSEARCA:UUP) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 680,599 shares, a drop of 40.9% from the... 
Voya Global Equity Div & Prm Oppty Fund (IGD) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Voya Global Equity Div & Prm Oppty Fund (IGD) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Voya Global Equity Div & Prm Oppty Fund (NYSE:IGD) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 273,769 shares, a decline of 46.7%... 
ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500 (SPXU) Short Interest Up 42.6% in August

ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500 (SPXU) Short Interest Up 42.6% in August

ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPXU) was the target of a large growth in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,096,130 shares, a growth of 42.6% from the August 15th total...