Posts Tagged ‘INTC’

Option Expiration’s Largest Open Interest Contracts (GE, MSFT, PFE, INTC, YHOO, CSCO, WFC, SPY, QQQQ, FXI, XLK, XHB)

Today marks the January 2011 options expiration date. There are many active options expiring, and the reason these are so large is because many are LEAPS rather than just normal monthly options.  The old rule of thumb is that options tend to drift toward their closest and most active options contract strike prices.  We identified [...]

Intel Pre-Earnings Options Analysis (INTC)

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) is due with earnings Thursday after the close and we could not help but notice two key issues around the options trading in Intel.  First was that the volatility is much lower and the options market is not expecting a huge price move from earnings.  Second would be that the bias [...]

Chips Beating and Challening 52-Week Highs (INTC, LLTC, SMH, AMD)

Chip stocks are almost all trading higher this morning after Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) and Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: LLTC) beat earnings and gave upbeat outlooks.  LLTC is up 3.5% at $30.69 on 40,000 shares, versus a 52-week range of $20.26 to $31.21.  Intel is up 4.7% at $23.85 above yesterday’s $22.82 high of the [...]

2010 Actives Outlook: Options vs. Stock (AAPL, BAC, RIMM, XOM, PFE, CSCO, INTC, GLD, SLV)

2010 is here and we wanted to take a look at the largest catalyst for options volume and how it may translate into active stock trading for the January 2010 options expiration date.  In this matter we looked solely at the closest in-the-money and out-of-the-money call options that expire on January 15, 2010 because these [...]

NVIDIA/AMD Win As Intel Scraps Chip (NVDA)

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) surging this morning after Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) has canceled the launch of its own graphics chipset based on its own Larrabee design.  The reason cited was because the silicon and software development were said to be behind where Intel was hoping they would [...]

Snubbing Intel (INTC)

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) is down 3% at $19.50 on over 300,000 shares as of 8:20 AM EST.  This is on the Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgrade this morning… it is also nailing all the semiconductors as the entire sector was downgraded.  Not much else is left to say… JON OGG

Intel Up, But Off Last Night’s Highs (INTC)

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) is surging this morning as a most active stock of big NASDAQ names.  You know that it beat earnings, raised guidance, and talked up even the higher-end of its product spread.  At 8:18 AM EST we have seen a gain of 4.5% at $21.41 on about 1.7 million shares.  This will [...]

Apple (AAPL) Higher On Wall St. Optimism

Several analysts made comments about the strength of Apple’s (AAPL) future prospects. Intel (INTC) and Nvidia (NVDA) seem to be rising in sympathy Douglas A. McIntyre

Intel Drives Friends and Rivals (INTC, DELL, MSFT, AMD, NVDA, MU, RMBS)

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) guidance is driving the tech sector, despite Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) already giving a lift to the sector…..Right before the open at 9:28 AM EST Intel stock is up 4.5% at $20.35 on about 8 million shares.  Look at peers and competitors: Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) is up over [...]

PREMARKET ALERT: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD, INTC)

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) are down 11 percent to $3.63 on early premarket volume of more than 43,000 shares. The chipmaker reported a loss last night of 62 cents a share ex items. Analysts had been anticipating a loss of 47 cents a share. Revenue fell 13 percent from the same period a year earlier [...]