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The following is a list of high growth stocks. All of these companies have a large number of open call option positions relative to put option positions, implying bullish sentiment in the options market.

To compile the list, we started with a universe of about 200 stocks that have EPS growth rates projected above 15% over the next five years. We then narrowed down the list by only focusing on stocks with very low Put/Call ratios.

Options traders are expecting these high growth names to see some upside in the near term--what do you think? Full details below.

(Options data sourced from Schaeffer's, short float and EPS growth projections sourced from Finviz.)

Interactive Chart: Press Play to see how analyst ratings have changed for all the stocks mentioned below. (Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research)




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

1. TIM Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:TSU): Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $8.31B. EPS projected to grow by 46.5% over the next five years. Call open interest at 2,352 contracts vs. put open interest at 15 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.01). Short float at 0.76%, which implies a short ratio of 1.5. The stock has gained 21.38% over the last year.

2. Vivo Participacoes S.A. (NYSE:VIV): Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $11.74B. EPS projected to grow by 39.15% over the next five years. Call open interest at 4,019 contracts vs. put open interest at 265 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.07). Short float at 0.29%, which implies a short ratio of 0.67. The stock has lost -2.91% over the last year.

3. AEGON N.V. (NYSE:AEG): Life Insurance Industry. Market cap of $10.05B. EPS projected to grow by 74.9% over the next five years. Call open interest at 687 contracts vs. put open interest at 106 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.15). Short float at 0.06%, which implies a short ratio of 1. The stock has lost -20.43% over the last year.

4. O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY): Auto Parts Stores Industry. Market cap of $8.48B. EPS projected to grow by 16.21% over the next five years. Call open interest at 6,985 contracts vs. put open interest at 1,628 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.23). Short float at 3.03%, which implies a short ratio of 3.83. The stock has gained 54.95% over the last year.

5. Tenaris SA (NYSE:TS): Steel & Iron Industry. Market cap of $26.13B. EPS projected to grow by 17.% over the next five years. Call open interest at 14,400 contracts vs. put open interest at 3,453 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.24). Short float at 3.48%, which implies a short ratio of 5.07. The stock has gained 11.4% over the last year.

6. Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC): Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $82.54B. EPS projected to grow by 21.% over the next five years. Call open interest at 496 contracts vs. put open interest at 149 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.3). Short float at 0.04%, which implies a short ratio of 2.47. The stock has gained 64.01% over the last year.

7. Concho Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CXO): Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration Industry. Market cap of $8.33B. EPS projected to grow by 49.25% over the next five years. Call open interest at 16,499 contracts vs. put open interest at 5,753 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.35). Short float at 5.07%, which implies a short ratio of 5.56. The stock has gained 96.17% over the last year.

8. Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM): Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $19.86B. EPS projected to grow by 15.5% over the next five years. Call open interest at 24,495 contracts vs. put open interest at 8,994 contracts (Put/Call ratio at 0.37). Short float at 0.45%, which implies a short ratio of 1.77. The stock has gained 8.8% over the last year.

Disclosure: No positions

Source: 8 High Growth Stocks With Bullish Options Sentiment