This Monday's Earnings Results: Top 10 Bullish Options Plays

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 |  Includes: AMGN, BWP, CF, COG, DDR, GSK, NS, SLG, TMX, WRB
by: Kapitall

The following is a list of stocks scheduled to release earnings on Monday, October 25. All of these stocks have a large number of call options relative to put options, i.e. bullish options market sentiment.

Options data sourced from Schaeffer's.



The list has been sorted by the Put/Call ratio.

1. Developers Diversified Realty Corp. (NYSE:DDR): REIT. Market cap of $3.26B. Call open interest at 8,065 contracts vs. put open interest at 3,823 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.47). Short Float at 6.48%, which implies a short ratio of 4.67 days. The stock has gained 36.94% over the last year.

2. NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS): Oil & Gas Pipelines Industry. Market cap of $4.07B. Call open interest at 2,402 contracts vs. put open interest at 1,236 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.51). Short Float at .68%, which implies a short ratio of 2.61 days. The stock has gained 23.74% over the last year.

3. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF): Agricultural Chemicals Industry. Market cap of $8.41B. Call open interest at 100,972 contracts vs. put open interest at 61,696 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.61). Short Float at 4.01%, which implies a short ratio of 1.04 days. The stock has gained 28.41% over the last year.

4. W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB): Property & Casualty Insurance Industry. Market cap of $4.11B. Call open interest at 556 contracts vs. put open interest at 364 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.65). Short Float at 7.01%, which implies a short ratio of 8.89 days. The stock has gained 12.74% over the last year.

5. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $55.23B. Call open interest at 223,870 contracts vs. put open interest at 148,283 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.66). Short Float at 1.89%, which implies a short ratio of 3.25 days. The stock has lost -3.0% over the last year.

6. SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG): REIT Industry. Market cap of $5.32B. Call open interest at 12,317 contracts vs. put open interest at 8,441 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.69). Short Float at 8.18%, which implies a short ratio of 6.29 days. The stock has gained 61.82% over the last year.

7. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE:BWP): Oil & Gas Pipelines Industry. Market cap of $6.56B. Call open interest at 1,430 contracts vs. put open interest at 1,153 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.81). Short Float at .41%, which implies a short ratio of 3.12 days. The stock has gained 36.73% over the last year.

8. Human Genome Sciences Inc. (HGSI): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $5.04B. Call open interest at 153,542 contracts vs. put open interest at 130,082 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.85). Short Float at 5.68%, which implies a short ratio of 4.07 days. The stock has gained 40.41% over the last year.

9. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG): Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $3.17B. Call open interest at 7,902 contracts vs. put open interest at 7,013 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.89). Short Float at 6.66%, which implies a short ratio of 3.85 days. The stock has lost -24.42% over the last year.

10. Telefonos de Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:TMX):
Long Distance Carriers Industry. Market cap of $13.95B. Call open interest at 2,731 contracts vs. put open interest at 2,452 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.9). Short Float at 4.16%, which implies a short ratio of 9.07 days. The stock has lost -4.54% over the last year.


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