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The options market is always a helpful place to read investor predictions as they change day-to-day, particularly when it differs from the recent performance of a stock.

With that in mind, we screened the largest cap stocks that have had negative performance over the last quarter, looking for those with bullish options trends (i.e. falling put/call ratio) over the last two weeks. The final list of 24 is below.

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Do you agree with the options market that these names will soon turn around? Use this list as a starting-off point for your own analysis.

List sorted by decrease in put/call ratio.

1. Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR): Heavy Construction Industry. Market cap of $12.27B. The stock has lost 2.10% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 73.09% over the last ten trading days (from 2.49 to 0.67). The stock has gained 31.24% over the last year.

2. Panasonic Corporation (PC): Electronic Equipment Industry. Market cap of $25.01B. The stock has lost 12.40% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 70.42% over the last ten trading days (from 1.42 to 0.42). The stock has lost 17.2% over the last year.

3. Grupo Televisa SA (NYSE:TV): Broadcasting Industry. Market cap of $13.01B. The stock has lost 4.68% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 69.72% over the last ten trading days (from 4.26 to 1.29). The stock has gained 10.63% over the last year.

4. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (NYSE:TKC): Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $13.36B. The stock has lost 5.01% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 67.39% over the last ten trading days (from 0.46 to 0.15). TKC offers a good dividend, and appears to have good liquidity to back it up--dividend yield at 4.02%, current ratio at 2.45, and quick ratio at 2.43. The stock has lost 0.91% over the last year.

5. MedcoHealth Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MHS): Drugs Wholesale Industry. Market cap of $23.23B. The stock has lost 9.07% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 66.67% over the last ten trading days (from 0.84 to 0.28). The stock has had a good month, gaining 11.36%.

6. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE:HST): REIT. Market cap of $12.28B. The stock has lost 1.16% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 59.91% over the last ten trading days (from 4.34 to 1.74). This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.28). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 6.67% over the last week.

7. Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR): Electric Utilities Industry. Market cap of $12.17B. The stock has lost 5.76% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 53.04% over the last ten trading days (from 1.81 to 0.85). The stock has lost 13.57% over the last year.

8. Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK): General Entertainment Industry. Market cap of $31.23B. The stock has lost 16.94% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 46.77% over the last ten trading days (from 3.87 to 2.06). The stock has lost 9.97% over the last year.

9. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MTU): Money Center Banks Industry. Market cap of $63.96B. The stock has lost 15.51% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 46.15% over the last ten trading days (from 0.13 to 0.07). The stock has lost 16.3% over the last year.

10. Tyco Electronics, Ltd. (NYSE:TEL): Diversified Electronics Industry. Market cap of $15.59B. The stock has lost 3.55% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 44.44% over the last ten trading days (from 0.27 to 0.15). The stock has gained 20.9% over the last year.

11. Nexen Inc. (NXY): Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $12.77B. The stock has lost 3.00% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 44.00% over the last ten trading days (from 0.5 to 0.28). The stock has lost 8.32% over the last year.

12. Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ): Photographic Equipment & Supplies Industry. Market cap of $57.62B. The stock has lost 12.44% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 43.36% over the last ten trading days (from 2.86 to 1.62). The stock has lost 6.13% over the last year.

13. Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): Diversified Utilities Industry. Market cap of $26.92B. The stock has lost 4.78% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 38.54% over the last ten trading days (from 0.96 to 0.59). The stock offers a good dividend, and appears to have good liquidity to back it up--dividend yield at 5.17%, current ratio at 1.51, and quick ratio at 1.32. The stock has lost 2.77% over the last year.

14. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG): Waste Management Industry. Market cap of $11.28B. The stock has lost 1.26% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 35.37% over the last ten trading days (from 0.82 to 0.53). The stock has gained 0.58% over the last year.

15. Infosys Technologies Limited (NYSE:INFY): Technical & System Software Industry. Market cap of $37.16B. The stock has lost 7.47% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 33.46% over the last ten trading days (from 2.54 to 1.69). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 10.92% over the last week.

16. Hitachi Ltd. (HIT): Electronic Equipment Industry. Market cap of $22.88B. The stock has lost 6.22% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 30.19% over the last ten trading days (from 1.06 to 0.74). The stock has gained 18.81% over the last year.

17. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT): Aerospace/Defense Products & Services Industry. Market cap of $27.19B. The stock has lost 0.89% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 27.16% over the last ten trading days (from 0.81 to 0.59). The stock has lost 7.14% over the last year.

18. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN): Processed & Packaged Goods Industry. Market cap of $12.43B. The stock has lost 0.94% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 25.00% over the last ten trading days (from 0.72 to 0.54). The stock has gained 14.65% over the last year.

19. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL): Telecom Services Industry. Market cap of $11.98B. The stock has lost 4.70% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 24.53% over the last ten trading days (from 0.53 to 0.4). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 11.41% (equivalent to 7.02 days of average volume). The stock has gained 23.97% over the last year.

20. T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TROW): Asset Management Industry. Market cap of $16.64B. The stock has lost 2.81% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 22.64% over the last ten trading days (from 1.06 to 0.82). The stock has gained 11.08% over the last year.

21. Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB): Steel & Iron Industry. Market cap of $17.22B. The stock has lost 11.33% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 21.90% over the last ten trading days (from 3.15 to 2.46). The stock has lost 25.99% over the last year.

22. Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG): Foreign Money Center Banks Industry. Market cap of $66.79B. The stock has lost 9.05% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 21.88% over the last ten trading days (from 0.32 to 0.25). The stock has lost 8.62% over the last year.

23. Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE:TM): Auto Manufacturers Industry. Market cap of $121.99B. The stock has lost 5.13% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 21.59% over the last ten trading days (from 0.88 to 0.69). The stock has gained 0.21% over the last year.

24. Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS): Specialty Retail Industry. Market cap of $14.86B. The stock has lost 11.14% over the last quarter. Put/Call ratio has decreased 20.48% over the last ten trading days (from 0.83 to 0.66). The stock has lost 14.52% over the last year.

*Options data sourced from Schaeffer’s, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: Rebound Potential? 24 Underperforming Stocks With Bullish Options Trends