Posts Tagged ‘S’

Weekend Review of Unusual Options Trading (ACOR, CAAS, GME, HK, S, TEVA, VVUS)

Each Saturday we usually try to do a review of some unusual options trading at the end of the week.  With Friday being expiration date, that can always mask some of the larger trades.  We tracked unusual options trading in shares of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR), China Automotive Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CAAS), GameStop Corp. [...]

Short Interest Volume Spikes

We updated the major short interest changes on some of the most active cult stocks that are from listed penny stocks and low priced stocks based on June 15 settlement date changes from May 28.  Stock tickers are as follows: ALU, ABK, BBI, BGP, BRCD, C, DRYS, FRE, FNM, NOK, PALM, PMI, BPOP, RAD, SIRI, [...]

Sprint Nextel Gets Analyst Upgrade (S)

Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) is being kept down by a soft trade tape in pre-market trading.  The stock’s analyst rating was raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo as some of the longer-term prospects are looking up.  If there was a better tape the sketchy past at Sprint-Nextel would have probably allowed a ‘follow-the-leader’ mentality [...]

Top Day Trader Alerts (ADBE, ATHX, BIDU, CPST, DELL, HMC, MCZ, NBG, NTGR, S)

We have many key movers, and many up by double-digit percentages.  These are this morning’s top day trader and active trader alert stocks: Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE)  is trading up 3.5% at $33.45 on about 76,000 shares after two different analyst upgrades. Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHX) is trading up big after it received a [...]

Sprint Nextel Getting Barron’s Bump (S)

Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S) is surging after we noted it as an unusual suspect this weekend based on Barron’s calling the stock undervalued by as much as 50% and a deal closure with iPCS separately.  Shares are up 4.8% at $3.87 on 1.9 million shares as of 8:51 AM EST.  Average volume is close [...]

Sprinting Sprint Nextel (S)

Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) appears to be one the largest S&P gainers this morning.  The only news was the repayment of a $1 billion loan, but real news out today causing the run-up is the Oppenheimer upgrade to OUTPERFORM from Neutral.  The price target was also raised to $6.00 from a prior $4.00 price [...]

Unusual Stock/Options in Sprint Nextel (S, DT)

After a weekend review and screen in stock and options, Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) stood out as a very unusual stock and also unusual in its options trading on Friday.  Most likely this was traders throwing on upside bets in case the Deutsche Telekom (NYSE: DT) bidders come in. It might seem odd that [...]

Sprint Nextel Nears Resistance (S, DT)

Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) is seeing  massive surge on weekend reports that Deutsche Telekom (DT) is considering a multi-billion buyout for Sprint.  Sprint has been a rumored name on and off, so treatt this as a rumor until or unless you hear a formal report on it.  At 8:18 AM EST we have a [...]

Top After-Hours Movers & Shakers (S, CLWR, NILE, ANDE, WTW)

These are five big movers in after-hours trading right before 6:00 PM EST: Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) is up over 6% at $4.42 after closing up more than 3% today, and Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) is up 15% after-hours at $11.25 after closing up 5% at $9.85.  The companies have received FCC approval for the wireless [...]

Massive Volume Surge: SPRINT NEXTEL (S)

There has been a monster volume surge in shares of Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S).  The talk is out that Sprint has decided to cancel its major securities sale.  The firm took a hit with earnings when it said it was going to do a large preferred securities sale and short sellers were very active [...]