Unusual Option Activity for Dec-18-2020 PLUG, FSLY

Daily Synopsis -

    • The S&P 500 -0.82% today while the NASDaq decreased by (-0.32%). The Russell 2000 closed lower by (-0.48%). The Dow ended in negative territory at (-0.52%)
    • The best performing sector was Materials(+0.45%) while Real Estate(-1.73%)was the worst performer.
    • Price action might have also been influenced by market participants anticipating the flurry of activity after the close: quadruple-witching options expiration, quarterly rebalancing of S&P 500, annual reconstitution of the Nasdaq 100, Tesla’s (TSLA 655.90, unch) inclusion into the S&P 500, and Nike’s (NKE 137.28, -3.22, -2.3%) earnings report.
    • Intel (INTC 47.46, -3.19, -6.3%) shares, meanwhile, accelerated losses into the close on reports that Microsoft (MSFT 218.59, -0.83, -0.4%) will design its own chips for its Surface PC.
    • Separately, shares of FedEx (FDX 275.57, -16.69, -5.7%) and Moderna (MRNA 140.23, -3.77, -2.6%) struggled with the broad market despite some encouraging news. Specifically, FedEx beat top and bottom-line estimates, while the FDA advisory panel recommended in unanimous vote that Moderna’s Covid vaccine should be authorized for emergency use.
    • Investors will not receive any notable economic data on Monday.
Index Summary / Sector Summary -

S&P 500 : (-0.82%); NasDaq : (-0.32%);
Russell 2000 :(-0.48%); Dow :(-0.52%);
Vix :21.93 (-1.64%); [-7.46%]; {+1.27%}
Three highest sectors for today were –
Materials: (+0.45%); Consumer Staples: (+0.22%); Communication Services: (+0.09%)
Three lowest sectors for today were –
Real Estate: (-1.73%); Energy: (-1.67%); Financials: (-0.87%)

Anticipated Earnings this Week -

Earnings info Monday –
No Earnings
Earnings info Tuesday –
NDSN 198.24 +1.33,(+0.68%)
NAV 44.08 -0.04,(-0.09%)
MTSC 58.31 -0.07,(-0.12%)
ASPU 11.25 -0.24,(-2.09%)

Earnings info Wednesday –
TTC 94.8 +1.47,(+1.57%)
LEN 80.84 +0.89,(+1.11%)
ABM 39.93 -0.68,(-1.67%)

Earnings info Thursday –
AIR 35.18 +0.55,(+1.59%)
ACN 266.25 +1.78,(+0.67%)
GIS 59.4 -0.3,(-0.5%)
WOR 49.11 -1.47,(-2.91%)
JBL 42.43 -1.66,(-3.77%)
SAFM 131.8 -7.69,(-5.51%)
FDX 275.57 -16.69,(-5.71%)
RAD 18.67 -1.41,(-7.02%)
CAMP 9.79 -1.0,(-9.27%)
SCHL 24.2 -2.71,(-10.07%)

Earnings info Friday –
WGO 62.67 +3.13,(+5.26%)
APOG 32.51 +0.38,(+1.18%)
DRI 116.16 -2.46,(-2.07%)

Commodities/Futures -

Top 5 Highest Commodity % Changes –
1. Lumber,(LB) 840.1 +21.5 (2.56%)
2. Cotton,(CT) 77.19 +1.54 (2.0%)
3. Rough Rice,(RR) 12.585 +0.25 (1.95%)
4. Wheat,(W) 608.75 +10.25 (1.68%)
5. Crude Oil,(CL) 49.16 +0.8 (1.63%)

Top 5 Lowest Commodity % Changes –
1. Orange Juice,(OJ) 117.6 -2.4 (-2.04%)
2. Natural Gas,(NG) 2.636 -0.04 (-1.56%)
3. Silver,(SI) 25.94 -0.24 (-0.93%)
4. Lean Hogs,(LH) 65.5 -0.47 (-0.73%)
5. Platinum,(PL) 1042.5 -6.2 (-0.59%)

Spac Corner -

*SPAC ETF is the top 25 SPACS trading above IPO price. SPACs must be trading >5% of IPO Price. SPAC ETF : (0.74%)
Top 5 Highest SPAC % Changes –
1. FSRV- 14.225 3.725 (+35.48%); 52 week high :10.5
2. DFHT- 14.2 2.94 (+26.11%); 52 week high :11.33
3. NBAC- 16.91 1.92 (+12.81%); 52 week high :22.27
4. RMG- 21.95 2.01 (+10.08%); 52 week high :22.19
5. IPOC- 12.08 1.06 (+9.62%); 52 week high :13.14

Top 5 Lowest SPAC % Changes –
1. LCA- 21.3 -2.14 (-9.13%); 52 week high :24.77
2. LEAP- 12.6 -0.4 (-3.08%); 52 week high :13.99
3. LGVW- 14.79 -0.47 (-3.08%); 52 week high :17.37
4. BTWN- 12.975 -0.375 (-2.81%); 52 week high :13.58
5. NOVS- 16.06 -0.44 (-2.67%); 52 week high :17.37

Top 5 Spacs by Volume –
1. IPOC- 12.08 1.06 (+9.62%); Volume :18,970,803; ADV:6,672,343.0
2. FSRV- 14.225 3.725 (+35.48%); Volume :17,726,297; ADV:92,410.0
3. LCA- 21.3 -2.14 (-9.13%); Volume :11,445,778; ADV:3,704,265.0
4. BFT- 13.92 0.04 (+0.29%); Volume :8,799,895; ADV:14,908,748.0
5. IPOB- 29.5 0.06 (+0.2%); Volume :5,140,783; ADV:3,949,493.0

Top 5 Spacs Trading Above ADV –
1. FSRV- 14.225 3.725 (+35.48%); ADV:92,410.0: Multiple of ADV:191.82
2. DFHT- 14.2 2.94 (+26.11%); ADV:15,058.0: Multiple of ADV:163.63
3. MACU- 9.87 0.0 (0.0%); ADV:432.0: Multiple of ADV:47.72
4. DFPH- 10.74 0.12 (+1.13%); ADV:44,283.0: Multiple of ADV:16.02
5. SCPE- 10.24 0.0197 (+0.19%); ADV:7,569.0: Multiple of ADV:15.35

Top 5 Highest Warrant % Changes –
1. FSRVW- 3.0 1.25 (+71.43%); 52 week high :1.75
2. BRPAW- 2.5 0.64 (+34.41%); 52 week high :1.87
3. IPOC+- 3.43 0.64 (+22.94%); 52 week high :4.04
4. AMHCW- 1.68 0.31 (+22.63%); 52 week high :1.67
5. RPLA+- 1.1 0.17 (+18.28%); 52 week high :1.15

Top 5 Lowest Warrant % Changes –
1. GRNVW- 0.64 -0.08 (-11.11%); 52 week high :0.95
2. LOACW- 0.7399 -0.0901 (-10.85%); 52 week high :0.83
3. PIAI+- 1.249 -0.101 (-7.48%); 52 week high :1.48
4. CPSR+- 1.16 -0.09 (-7.2%); 52 week high :1.35
5. GRSVW- 1.88 -0.12 (-6.0%); 52 week high :2.12

Dark Pool Summary -

Highest Dark Pool buys by rank –
1. TSLA 1 buys totaling 470,437 shares. Average Price : 670.0, Cost : $315,192,790
2. HDS 9 buys totaling 3,965,797 shares. Average Price : 55.85, Cost : $221,525,212
3. AAPL 2 buys totaling 1,457,200 shares. Average Price : 127.62, Cost : $185,869,343
4. AZN 7 buys totaling 3,133,673 shares. Average Price : 50.46, Cost : $158,193,632
5. DD 9 buys totaling 2,050,000 shares. Average Price : 70.58, Cost : $144,690,000

Options Fast Facts -

CBOE Put/Call Ratio – 0.37
Highest Multiple Over Daily Average – FEYE with 20x the ADV of 21613. There were 381321 calls and 55748 puts.
Ticker with Most Contracts –XLE with 494545 contracts traded today with an AVD of 225172. There were 430364 calls and 64181 puts.
Largest Put / Call Ratio – DASH with a 3 P/C ratio. There were 84836puts and 28470 calls.
Largest Call / Put Ratio – TISI with a333 C/P ratio. There were 15001 calls and 45 puts.
*Stocks must be >$6, Highest Multiple must have >1k ADV, Largest ratios must have an option volume >10k

Yesterday's Picks -

SILJ 15.41 -0.49,(-3.08%)
INFN 11.19 +0.87,(+8.43%)
PLUG 31.625 +1.055,(+3.45%)
TSLA 660.855 +4.955,(+0.76%)

You can find yesterday’s post here.

Momentum Unusual Option Activity

First Momentum Stock Pick -

Second Momentum Stock Pick

Classic Unusual Option Activity

First Classic Unusual Options Activity Pick -

First Classic Unusual Options Activity Pick –

Ticker:PLUG 31.625,1.055(+3.45%) Earnings: None
Name :Plug Power Inc
Industry : Other Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing

Option Information –

JAN’15 21 36.0C – 3,600 @ 2.10 were traded at 10:56:00 as a BLOCK Spot Price: 31.59

News –

No news for today

Sympathy Stocks for : PLUG

BLDP, FCEL, CPST, WMT

This stock was mentioned twice on Dec-17-2020 and Nov-23-2020 at a closing price of 30.515and 26.875.

Company Description for :PLUG

(‘PLUG’, ”)

Second Classic Unusual Options Activity Pick -

Ticker:FSLY 101.78,1(+0.99%) Earnings: None
Name :Fastly Inc – Class A
Industry : Software and Other Prerecorded Compact Disc, Tape, and Record Reproducing

Option Information –

DEC’31 20 125.0C – 1,300 @ 1.65 were traded at 14:28:00 as a BLOCK Spot Price: 102.86

News –
No news for today

Sympathy Stocks for : FSLY

PMOZ, PLUS, PING, PRFT

This stock was mentioned twice on Dec-10-2020 and Dec-11-2020 at a closing price of 96.85and 95.69.

Company Description for :FSLY

(‘FSLY’, ”)

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