Technology Stocks

Trade of the Week: AMD

Trade of the Week: AMD

This past week, we saw an unusually large amount of options action in Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). The chipmaker saw over 1 million options contracts trade, which is 2.6x the normal amount. Almost 80% of the volume was in calls, which tends to be a bullish signal. AMC is up sharply after news that competitor […]

McAfee (MCFE) Reemerges as a Solid Cybersecurity Play

McAfee (MCFE) Reemerges as a Solid Cybersecurity Play

Well-known cybersecurity company McAfee (MCFE) has been around for decades and trades on the major stock exchanges. However, new investors might not know that more than a decade ago, Intel (INTC) bought the company for $7.7 billion in a surprise deal. In September 2016, Intel decided to sell a majority stake in McAfee to private […]

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Taking a LEAP on Intel To Double Our Money

Shares of Intel (INTC) are down 20% from their early-April 52-week high of $68.49, despite reporting solid first-quarter earnings in late March. The company reported a profit of $1.39 a share on revenue of $19.7 billion versus forecasts of $1.15 and $17.9 billion, respectively. While this was great news, INTC lowered current quarterly numbers to […]

Is the Tech Sector Cooling Down?

Is the Tech Sector Cooling Down?

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Trade of the Week: SQ

Trade of the Week: SQ

This past week, there was quite a bit of options action in Square (SQ). SQ has been a popular stock over the past year or so as one of Cathie Wood’s largest holdings in her ARK funds. The company is known for its payment processing business and also for its buy-in to the cryptocurrency industry. […]

Trade of the Week: MU

Trade of the Week: MU

Significant options volume showed up on earnings day last week for Micron (MU). The computer memory chip producer was up nearly 5% on better than expected earnings. That’s likely why 75% of the 335,000 options that traded that day were calls. Call activity tends to correlate with bullish activity in the stock. Several of the […]

Trade of the Week: SMH

Trade of the Week: SMH

On an active day this past week we saw double the normal amount of options activity in VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH). SMH is a popular gauge of the semiconductor market and also generally is actively traded by options traders. It appears someone rolled a massive in-the-money covered call in SMH, from May to August. […]

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NGVT Stock Price Pushing 52-Week Highs

Ingevity (NGVT) has been on the verge of making fresh 52-week highs as shares flirt with key resistance at the $80 level and the stock’s early January peak at $79.68. The company, which produces a variety of carbon materials and specialty chemicals, was spun out of WestRock (WRK) in 2016 at $25 a share. NGVT […]