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The following is a list of stocks reporting earnings over the next week. All of these stocks have bullish options market sentiment, i.e. larger call open interest than put option open interest. Options traders seem to be betting on a short-term pop for these stocks. Will earnings results act as the catalyst?

Options data sourced from Schaeffer's. Full analysis below.



1. Express Inc. (EXPR): Apparel Stores Industry. Market cap of $1,240B. Call open interest at 1,839 contracts, vs. put open interest at 42 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.02). Earnings due to be released on September 1.

2. Campbell Soup Co. (CPB): Processed & Packaged Goods Industry. Market cap of $12,722B. Call open interest at 16,977 contracts, vs. put open interest at 1,473 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.09). Earnings due to be released on September 3.

3. Vimpel-Communications (VIP): Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $19,642B. Call open interest at 11,539 contracts, vs. put open interest at 1,383 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.12). Earnings due to be released on September 2.

4. The Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS): Money Center Banks Industry. Market cap of $51,055B. Call open interest at 5,881 contracts, vs. put open interest at 3,145 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.53). Earnings due to be released on August 31.

5. The Cooper Companies Inc. (COO): Medical Instruments & Supplies Industry. Market cap of $1,856B. Call open interest at 1,649 contracts, vs. put open interest at 894 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.54). Earnings due to be released on September 2.

6. HJ Heinz Co. (HNZ): Food Industry. Market cap of $14,901B. Call open interest at 17,192 contracts, vs. put open interest at 10,025 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.58). Earnings due to be released on September 1.

7. ArcSight, Inc. (ARST): Business Software & Services Industry. Market cap of $1,366B. Call open interest at 12,343 contracts, vs. put open interest at 7,429 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.6). Earnings due to be released on September 2.

8. Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (ULTA): Personal Services Industry. Market cap of $1,390B. Call open interest at 1,086 contracts, vs. put open interest at 674 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.62). Earnings due to be released on September 2.

9. Greif, Inc. (GEF): Packaging & Containers Industry. Market cap of $2,743B. Call open interest at 430 contracts, vs. put open interest at 306 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.71). Earnings due to be released on September 1.

10. Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (SQM): Synthetics Industry. Market cap of $11,331B. Call open interest at 5,404 contracts, vs. put open interest at 4,347 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.8). Earnings due to be released on August 31.


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Source: 10 Stocks With Bullish Option Sentiment Reporting This Week