900 CBL Mar 20 calls went up in 1 block & looks like closing paper where the seller is taking advantage of higher prices for CBL and unloading some longs.

Block of STAR calls trade- call buyers

STAR

Shares of iStar Financial Inc. (STAR) are up .14 to 13.59 today.  STAR is near the middle of the 52 week range.

Paper traded 200 STAR Jul 15 calls for .75.  

  • The ADV is 367 contracts.
  • The OI is 310 contracts.

The volume went up in 1 block.  Paper then jumped in to the tune of 4300+ contracts.  The paper bought options in a relatively wide market.  The calls are trading slightly below the purchase price with IV up in Jul.

  • IV 30 is trading for 32%.
  • HV10 is trading for 23%.
  • IV 30 is trading at the HV 10.

Star Financial Inc. is a fully integrated finance and investment company focused on the commercial real estate industry. The Company provides investment capital to high-end private and corporate owners of real estate and invests directly across a range of real estate sectors. The Company is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates in four segments: Real Estate Finance, Net Leasing, Operating Properties and Land.

 

CBL calls trade- profit taking

CBL

Shares of CBL & Associates (CBL) are down .02 to 19.78.   CBL is near the top of the 52 week range.

Paper traded 900 Mar 20 calls for .82.   

  • The ADV is 324 contracts.
  • The OI is 10316 contracts.

The volume went up in 1 block.  This trade does look like closing paper where the seller is taking advantage of higher prices for CBL and unloading some longs.  Check the OI tomorrow for less open interest but this is looking like a close with 8000 more to go.

  • IV 30 is trading for 21%.
  • HV10 is trading for 26%.
  • IV 30 is trading under the HV 10.

BL & Associates Properties, Inc. (CBL) is a self-managed, self-administered, fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns, develops, acquires, leases, manages, and operates regional shopping malls, open-air centers, associated centers, community centers and office properties.

 

Put traders leaving NYRT- closing seller

NYRT

Shares of New York REIT Inc. (NYRT) are down .08 to 10.79 today.   NYRT is near the bottom end of the 52 week range.

Paper traded 1880 NYRT Jan 10 puts at .05. 

  • The ADV is 305 contracts.  
  • The OI is 3820.

The volume went up in 1 block.  There is additional trade on the 10 put as some of the sellers got .10 for the sale.  Some long put holders are giving up and closing for small dollars on this one.

  • IV 30 is trading for 35%.
  • HV10 is trading for 32%.
  • IV 30 is trading over the HV 10.

New York REIT, Inc. is a real investment trust. The Company focuses on acquiring and owning income-producing commercial real estate in New York City, primarily office and retail properties located in Manhattan. In August 2014, New York REIT Inc. closes previously announced acquisition of Twitter’s headquarters in Manhattan.