Applied Materials Inc (AMAT) was trading down .03 to 11.65. AMAT is trading near one-month highs.
Paper sold a block of 64,165 AMAT Apr 12 calls for .42 hitting the bid at the time. The strike traded over 77,000 contracts today. Average contract volume is over 6,428 contracts per day in the name. Open interest is over 10,000 contracts in the strike. The implied volatility is up .7 points in Apr. There is no offsetting paper or stock against this trade that printed at concurrent times.
30-day implied volatility is 26%. 10-day implied volatility is 23%. 30 Day Implied volatility is trading just over the 10 day historical volatility.
Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic (PV) and related industries.