Momentum identities that made notable moves on Tues and could continue to do so into Wednesday's session include women's accessories snazzy iPhone 5 cases Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRA), solar power concern JinkoSolar Holding Company., Ltd. (NYSE: JKS), and oil-and-gas company Forest Oil Corporation (NYSE: FST). Here is a quick look at a majority of these stocks ahead of tomorrow's opening bells.
Vera Bradley iPhone 5 reached a fresh two-year peak of $29. 97 in anticipation today, and at the sound of the snagging bell, the stock maintained another 2 . 3% gain at $29. 69. Meanwhile, call volume on the topic of VRA spiked to 37 days or weeks what is typically seen on a daily basis. That is related to one-fourth of the calls transpired within June 30 strike, which runs out at the close on Friday, August 20 -- a time frame incorporating VRA's annual shareholders meeting along with quarterly earnings report, slated to have Thursday, May 22, and Monday, June 5, respectively. Meanwhile, away from options pits, more than half of VRA's available float is sold short, that represent roughly 22 sessions' worth associated pent-up buying demand, at the stock's average daily volume. The stored could be poised for a short-covering fit, should it continue to make its way through multi-year-high territory.
JinkoSolar bounced 1% today to close at $27. 63, after the company reaffirmed its first-quarter and full-year forecast. The company is able to report quarterly earnings ahead of the market's open on Tuesday, May twenty-seven. In response, speculators flooded JKS' types pits, picking up contracts at a rate this led to nearly 60% above the average day to day pace. Traders were particularly call-hungry today, and by the end of the following, calls outnumbered puts by a finished 2-to-1 margin. This activity is truly reflective of a longer-term trend as JKS' options pits. During the past different trading days, the equity comes armed with racked up an International Securities Currency exchange (ISE), Chicago Board Options Currency exchange (CBOE), and NASDAQ OMX PHLX (PHLX) call/put volume ratio associated 8. 41, with more than eight messages bought to open for every put. Also, this ratio ranks in the 79th annual percentile, insinuating the the past few rate of call buying, in accordance with put buying, is faster than normal.
Forest Oil shot up 13. 4% today to close at $2. goal, after announcing a definitive combination agreement with Sabine Oil as well as Gas LLC, under which the a couple companies will be combined in an all-stock transaction. As such, call volume on the topic of FST skyrocketed to 75 days or weeks the expected daily amount, a fact puts traded at 11 days or weeks the average daily rate. Nearly half the day's calls crossed as a different, 000-contract block at the January 2015 3 strike, where it appears their calls were sold. From a greater perspective, FST's Schaeffer's put/call unblock interest ratio (SOIR) of zero. 09 ranks lower than all équivalent readings taken during the past 12 months, message call open interest (relative impart open interest) is at an annual-high level among options expiring while three months. It is possible that some of the very long call activity has come at the hands of limited sellers hedging against any near-term gains, considering short interest is answerable to 19% of the stock's available move. Not to mention, FST is scheduled that report first-quarter earnings bright along with early tomorrow morning.