Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. (KKD) to report earnings after the Closing Bell

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD) is a wholesaler of doughnuts, complementary beverages, treats and packaged sweets especially known for the Company’s Original Glazed doughnut. The stock is currently trading around $17.44 closer to the lower end of its 52 week range of $14.82-$22.32. The stock has been underperforming the market falling by 11.60% year to date. KKD is scheduled to report earnings after the closing bell today, and the stock is higher on the session by around $0.16 or 0.93% ahead of the close.

Over the past 12 quarters KKD has rallied on earnings day 5 times with an average move of 11.73%. The stock appears fairly bullish on an intraday chart with time frames from today going into the release having traded above the Ichimoku Cloud on the 5 min bar. Over the past 12 quarters KKD has rallied from earnings to the nearest options expiration 5 times with an average move of 11.23%. The stock looks as if it could drop to the downside in today’s session. Investors are mainly looking to see how the company fares with the newly announced opening of 31 outlets in South Africa.

The options market is currently implying a move of around $1.53 or 8.8% in KKD by this Friday’s close giving us targets of $18.97 and $15.91.

Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (KYTH) Bullish Orderflow Leads to Big Move Higher

Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (KYTH) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription products for the aesthetic medicine market. KYTH is trading at $56.80 close the upper end of its 52 week range of $29.86-$57.50. Year to date the stock has outperformed the market rallying a whopping 64.1%. The stock continued to rip to the upside in today’s session by about 6.76% or $3.59.

Early in the session a trader bought 1,000 of the KYTH July 65.0 Calls for $0.69 when the stock was trading at $53.90. This order was recorded about fifteen minutes after the open on OptionHacker, and the stock rose about $3.54 to $57.44 after the trade hit the tape. Over 1,500 contracts have been traded today hinting at bullish sentiment. The KYTH July 65.0 Calls have traded as high as $2.70 in today’s session making this a highly profitable trade. This stock gapped up overnight and has continued to trade above the Ichimoku Cloud on intraday time frames from today’s session. The stock is most likely bullish today because the FDA is scheduled to discuss the company’s drug for treatment of double chin.

Trade: A trader bought 1,000 of the KYTH July 65.0 Calls for $0.69
Risk: $69 per 1 lot
Breakeven: $65.69

If a trader bought a 20 lot of these Calls they would have profited $4,020 at the highs on $1,380 in risk. This is a great example of a hugely profitable UOA trade.

Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) Bullish Options Activity Yields Major Profits in Yesterday’s Session

Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) is engaged in the production of analog semiconductors in automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, wireless networking, smartphone, GPS and Military applications. SWKS is trading at $101.99 around the upper end of its 52 week range of $44.06-$111.60. Year to date the stock has outperformed the market rallying 40.48%.

Early in the yesterday’s session a trader bought 1,469 of the SWKS June 101.0 Calls for $1.55 when the stock was trading at $98.81. This order was recorded about an hour after the open on OptionHacker, and the stock rose about $3.65 to $102.46 after the trade hit the tape. Over 4,200 contracts have been traded on that line hinting at bullish sentiment. The SWKS June 101.0 Calls traded as high as $3.20 in yesterday’s session making this a highly profitable trade. This stock traded below the Ichimoku Cloud on intraday time frames all week, but ripped to the upside in yesterday’s session and continued to trade above the cloud.

Trade: A trader bought 1,469 of the SWKS June 101.0 Calls for $1.55
Risk: $155 per 1 lot
Breakeven: $102.55

If a trader bought a 20 lot of these Calls they would have profited $3,300 at the highs on $3100 in risk. This is a great example of a hugely profitable UOA trade.

Major Profits on Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Bullish Options Activity

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) is a publisher of online games tailored for personal computer, console, handheld, mobile and tablet games. ATVI is trading at $25.55 around the upper end of its 52 week range of $17.73-$26.09. Year to date the stock has outperformed the market rallying 27.05%. The stock rose to the upside in today’s session by about 0.43% or $0.11.

Early in the session a trader bought 7,500 of the ATVI June 12th Weekly 25.5 Calls for $0.30 when the stock was trading at $25.42. This order was recorded about an hour after the open on OptionHacker, and the stock rose about $1.21 to $25.63 after the trade hit the tape. Over 10,800 contracts have been traded today hinting at bullish sentiment. The ATVI June 12th Weekly 25.5 Calls have traded as high as $0.54 in today’s session making this a highly profitable trade. This stock was trading below the Ichimoku Cloud on intraday time frames from yesterday, but ripped to the upside in today’s session.

Trade: A trader bought 7,500 of the ATVI June 12th Weekly 25.5 Calls for $0.30
Risk: $30 per 1 lot
Breakeven: $25.80

If a trader bought a 20 lot of these Calls they would have profited $480 at the highs on $600 in risk. This is a great example of a hugely profitable UOA trade.

Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN) Bullish Options Activity Telegraphs a Big Move Higher

Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN) is a financial services holding company engaged in servicing and origination of mortgage loans through its subsidiaries. OCN is trading at $10.39 around the lower end of its 52 week range of $5.66-$38.80. Year to date the stock has underperformed the market falling by 31.46%. The stock rose to the upside in today’s session by about 7.30% or $0.71.

Early in the session a trader bought 3,520 of the OCN July 11.0 Calls for $0.40 when the stock was trading at $9.88. This order was recorded about an hour after the open on OptionHacker, and the stock rose about $0.56 to $10.44 after the trade hit the tape. Over 9,260 contracts have been traded today hinting at bullish sentiment. The OCN July 11.0 Calls have traded as high as $0.72 today making this a highly profitable trade. This stock has been trading above the Ichimoku Cloud on the intraday time frames from yesterday around 10 AM CST, continuing into today’s session.

Trade: A trader bought 3,520 of the OCN July 11.0 Calls for $0.40
Risk: $40 per 1 lot
Breakeven: $11.40

If a trader bought a 20 lot of these Calls they would have profited $640 at the highs on $800 in risk. This is a great example of a hugely profitable UOA trade.

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) Earnings Preview for before Opening Bell Tomorrow

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) is a specialty retailer and designer of technical athletic apparel for women, men and female youth. The stock is currently trading around $61.71 at the upper end of its 52 week range of $36.26-$70.00. The stock has been outperforming the market by a lot this year rallying 10.34% year to date. LULU is scheduled to report earnings before the bell tomorrow, and the stock is lower on the session by around $2.06 or 3.23% ahead of the close.

Over the past 11 quarters LULU has rallied on earnings day 6 times with an average move of 10.46%. The stock appears fairly bullish on a chart going into the release having traded above the Ichimoku Cloud on intraday time frames until today where it is falling below the cloud on the 5 min bar. Over the past 11 quarters LULU has rallied from earnings to the nearest options expiration 6 times with an average move of 10.83%. The stock looks as if it could continue its trend and drop to the downside in today’s session. Investors are mainly looking to see how the company fares with expected negative impact from port labor disruptions on the West coast, weather-related challenges on the East coast and currency headwinds, particularly in Canada and Australia.

The options market is currently implying a move of around $5.65 or 9.2% in LULU by this Friday’s close giving us targets of $67.36 and $56.06.

Traders Profit on E-House (China) Holdings Limited (ADR) (EJ) Bullish Options Activity

E-House Holdings Limited (EJ) is a holding company operating through its subsidiaries as a real estate services company. EJ is trading at $6.87 around the lower end of its 52 week range of $4.93-$12.48. Year to date the stock has underperformed the market falling by 5.11%. The stock ripped to the upside in today’s session by about 15.01% or $0.89.

Early in the session a trader bought 2,825 of the EJ July 6.0 Calls for $0.60 when the stock was trading at $6.18. This order was recorded just a few minutes after the open on OptionHacker, and the stock rose about $0.71 to $6.89 after the trade hit the tape. Over 13,700 contracts have been traded today hinting at bullish sentiment. The EJ July 6.0 Calls have traded as high as $1.05 today making this a lucrative trade. This stock has been trading above the Ichimoku Cloud on the intraday time frames.

Trade: A trader bought 2,825 of the EJ July 6.0 Calls for $0.60
Risk: $60 per 1 lot
Breakeven: $6.60

If a trader bought a 20 lot of these Calls they would have profited $900 at the highs on $1,200 in risk. This is a great example of a hugely profitable UOA trade.

H & R Block Inc. (HRB) to Release Earnings after the Bell Today

H & R Block Inc. (HRB) provides tax preparation and banking services for assisted income tax return preparation, digital tax solutions and other services and products related to income tax return preparation. The stock is currently trading around $31.58 at the upper end of its 52 week range of $27.42-$35.80. The stock has been underperforming the market this year falling by 6.56% year to date. HRB is scheduled to report earnings after the bell today, and the stock is higher on the session by around $0.10 or 0.32% ahead of the close.

Over the past 12 quarters HRB has rallied on earnings day 4 times with an average move of 3.79%. The stock appears to be reversing a bearish trend over the last few days. Over the past 12 quarters HRB has rallied from earnings to the nearest options expiration 6 times with an average move of 4.42%. The stock looks as if it could rip to the upside in today’s session despite being down a few cents. Investors are mainly looking to see how the tax preparer will benefit from the Affordable Care Act. Other investors are looking to see how the migration away from pen and paper filers will add to earnings performance.

The options market is currently implying a move of around $1.83 or 5.8% in HRB by this Friday’s close giving us targets of $33.41 and $29.75.

Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL) Set to Release Earnings before the Bell Tomorrow

Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL) is a retailer of branded apparel operating through 542 stores and an internet store. The stock is currently trading around $54.40 at the upper end of its 52 week range of $27.59-$61.94. The stock has been outperforming the market this year rallying 15.11% year to date. BURL is scheduled to report earnings before the bell tomorrow, and the stock is lower on the session by around $0.67 or 1.22% ahead of the close.

Over the past 6 quarters BURL has rallied on earnings day 5 times with an average move of 6.60%. The stock looks bullish on a chart over the past 5 days. Over the past 6 quarters BURL has rallied from earnings to the nearest options expiration 6 times with an average move of 10.95%. The stock looks as if it could continue its recent trend and rip to the upside in today’s session. Since Monday BURL has had a strong bullish trend to its chart. It has been trading above the Ichimoku Cloud since Monday and the cloud continues to show a bullish trend. Investors are mainly looking to see how the technical data will hold up for Burlington Stores Inc. because the company has beaten EPS over the last two quarters by 78% and 25% respectively.

The options market is currently implying a move of around $3.85 or 7.1% in BURL by this Friday’s close giving us targets of $58.25 and $50.55.

Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd. (QIHU) Unusual Options Activity Leads to Highly Profitable Trade

Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd. (QIHU) is an internet based company engaged in internet services in the People’s Republic of China. QIHU is trading at $58.92 around the lower end of its 52 week range of $44.56-$104.81. Year to date the stock has performed in line with the market rallying 3.55%. The stock ripped to the upside today by about 7.20% or $3.96.

Early in the session a trader bought 2,500 of the QIHU June 5th Weekly 55.5 Calls for $1.09 when the stock was trading at $56.30. This investor was most likely establishing a short-term position considering the June 5th weekly Calls were bought. This order was recorded about half an hour after the open on OptionHacker, and the stock rose about $4.06 to $60.36 after the trade hit the tape. Over 3,160 contracts have been traded today hinting at bullish sentiment. The QIHU June 5th Weekly 55.5 Calls for $1.09 have traded as high as $4.30 today making this a highly profitable trade. This stock has been trading above the Ichimoku Cloud for a few days now.

Trade: A trader bought 2,500 of the QIHU June 5th weekly 55.5 Calls for $1.09
Risk: $109 per 1 lot
Breakeven: $56.59

If a trader bought a 20 lot of these Calls they would have profited $6,420 at the highs on $2,180 in risk. This is a great example of a hugely profitable UOA trade.