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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.25.15

Volatility as an asset class Kraft (KRFT) is recently up $23.66 to $84.97 on privately held H.J. Heinz Company announcing the purchase of Kraft. Heinz shareholders will own a 51% stake in a combined company, while Kraft shareholders will hold a 49% stake and receive a special cash dividend of $16.50 per share. April option […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 5.19.14

Volatility as an asset class 3M Company (MMM) is recently up 79c to $141.91 after saying the company is on track to deliver 2013-2017 organic revenue growth of 4%-6% and deliver 2013-2017 free cash flow conversion of approximately 100%. June, July and October call option implied volatility is at 12; compared to its 26-week average […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 11.25.13

Holiday week with bad weather in the Midwest heading East…. Caterpillar (CAT) is up $1.42 to $84.30 in the premarket after being upgraded to Buy from Neutral with a $100 price target at BofA/Merrill. Overall option implied volatility of 19 is below its 26-week average of 22. Burger King (BKW) is higher by $0.43 to […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 11.19.13

Volatility as an asset class Medtronic (MDT) is recently down 43c to $57.88 on Q2 sales rose 2.4% to $4.19B. December call option implied volatility is at 13, January is at 14, February is at 15; compared to its 26-week average of 19. TJX (TJX) is up 62c to $63.11 after the discount retailer reported […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 8.29.13

Volatility as an asset class Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) is recently down $1.45 to $43.26 on Q4 loss attributed to a write-down of European simple meals business.  September call option implied volatility is at 17, October and November is at 18; compared to its 26-week average of 19. Genesco (GCO) is recently down $6.51 to […]