18 Stocks Showing Unusual Options Volume

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 |  Includes: ABVT, BLT, CEO, CMPR, DGI, GEOY, GGB, HAIN, HIBB, HPQ, IART, IRF, KOG, MYL, PCG, PGF, SWSIP, ZGEN
by: Kapitall

The following is a list of stocks showing unusual option volume on Monday, August 9. For each stock, we'll list the current option volume, and compare it to the average options volume. We'll also list the current Put / Call ratio for each holding.

All data has been sourced from OptioNetics and Schaeffer's. Full analysis below.



1. Nexen Inc. (NXY): Current option volume at 44,170 contracts, vs. an average of 280. Put/Call ratio at 0.48.

2. Hibbett Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:HIBB): Current option volume at 570 contracts, vs. an average of 15. Put/Call ratio at 1.19.

3. Zymogenetics (ZGEN): Current option volume at 2,001 contracts, vs. an average of 70. Put/Call ratio at 0.9.

4. Superior Well Services (SWSI): Current option volume at 965 contracts, vs. an average of 42. Put/Call ratio at 0.43.

5. PG&E Corp. (NYSE:PCG): Current option volume at 4,362 contracts, vs. an average of 250. Put/Call ratio at 0.18.

6. PowerShares Fin. Preferred Portfolio ETF (NYSEARCA:PGF): Current option volume at 1,994 contracts, vs. an average of 141. Put/Call ratio at 0.31.

7. GeoEye (NASDAQ:GEOY): Current option volume at 1,078 contracts, vs. an average of 77. Put/Call ratio at 0.26.

8. AboveNet (NYSE:ABVT): Current option volume at 245 contracts, vs. an average of 19. Put/Call ratio at 4.54.

9. Digitalglobe Inc. (NYSE:DGI):
Current option volume at 601 contracts, vs. an average of 48. Put/Call ratio at 0.52.

10. Hewlett-Packard Inc. (NYSE:HPQ): Current option volume at 229,850 contracts, vs. an average of 18,540. Put/Call ratio at 0.81.

11. Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:IART): Current option volume at 113 contracts, vs. an average of 11. Put/Call ratio at 0.83.

12. Kodiak Oil and Gas (NYSE:KOG): Current option volume at 971 contracts, vs. an average of 99. Put/Call ratio at 0.02.

13. Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ:MYL): Current option volume at 44,610 contracts, vs. an average of 4,794. Put/Call ratio at 1.41.

14. International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE:IRF): Current option volume at 2,419 contracts, vs. an average of 292. Put/Call ratio at 2.74.

15. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN): Current option volume at 1,021 contracts, vs. an average of 124. Put/Call ratio at 0.14.

16. VistaPrint NV (VPRT): Current option volume at 13,080 contracts, vs. an average of 2,067. Put/Call ratio at 1.07.

17. Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT): Current option volume at 169 contracts, vs. an average of 28. Put/Call ratio at 0.93.

18. Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB)
: Current option volume at 3,547 contracts, vs. an average of 708. Put/Call ratio at 3.1.

Disclosure: No positions