Other trades of note:
Russell 2000 Index (^RUT) at 1406.22, a Bear Call Spread traded 1,284 times. The trader sold the Jul 14th 1,430/1,480 Call spread for a credit of 2.05.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) at 4.48, a Collar traded 28,000 times. The trader sold the Sept 15th 5 strike calls at 25 cents and paid 25 cents for the Sept 15th 4 strike puts. This position is tied to stock with an obligation to sell at 5.00 or the right to sell at 4.00.
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) at 139.50, a Bull Put Spread traded 24,000 times. The trader sold the Oct 20th 133/118 spread for a 1.89 credit.
Increased Volume Activity:
Top 20 symbols ranked by today's option volume relative to average, minimum 200 average:
ZN, CRZO, ABCO, FSC, SIX, SKT, ARCO, KGC, COT, EQT, OCUL, GPC, DHI, AVEO, TRV, CACC, ICON, CMI, BLDR, EMB.
Author: Lauren Ravalli