Block Trading and Options Highlights for Warner Chilcott (WCRX)

Posted on 06/15/2012 by Tom Kaplan


NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- A total of 12 block trades were executed today, typically at least 10,000 shares or more represent a single block unit. Block trades help investors understand the sentiment of large financial institutions. Further trading analysis reveals that 362,764 shares were bought and 210,000 shares were sold. The bought/sold ratio for shares of Warner Chilcott is 1.73, representing a positive net cash flow of $2,821,570 into the stock.

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Institutional investors also took positions in options where a total of 72,787 contracts was traded. Specifically, 39,611 call and 33,176 put contracts were traded during the last session yielding a 0.84 put/call ratio.

A pharmaceutical company currently focused on the gastroenterology, women's healthcare, dermatology and urology segments of the North American and Western European pharmaceuticals markets.

Warner Chilcott opened at $18.34 and the stock price declined $0.20 (1.10%) to $18.01 during the market session. WCRX is trading between the range of $17.89 - $18.47. Within the last week, the shares have lost -6.15% of their value. Volume is 3M in relation to the three month average volume of 3M shares. WCRX is trading below the 50 day moving average and higher than the 200 day moving average.

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