NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- ProShares UltraShort S&P500 options contracts experienced a low put/call ratio during today's trading session. The aggregate
volume of put contracts versus call contracts equated to 0.22. Respectively, 7,513 put and 33,409 call
contracts exchanged hands yesterday.
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The ratio skew implies that investors are hedging their positions in anticipation of a stock move.
Today's unusual volume activity confirms that traders are re-balancing their portfolios.
SDS is trading below the 50 day moving average and lower
than the 200 day moving average. Shares of ProShares UltraShort S&P500 closed at $16.16, down $0.34 (2.04%)
in the last trading session. Today's volume of 19M shares is greater than the
average volume of 19M shares.