NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- Delta Air Lines options set a new 90-day record for the number of call contracts that exchanged
hands between the buyers and the sellers. Aggregate volume of puts was 17,795 and calls
was 5,522 equating to a 3.22 put/call ratio.
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A significant increase in the trading volume of a stock's option often is a precursor of movement
by the underlying stock. In such instances, put/call Ratio can be used as an investor sentiment
indicator, where a high ratio implies that the overall investor sentiment is bearish and a low
put/call ratio implies that the sentiment is bullish.
Shares of Delta Air Lines edged down $0.09 (1.03%) to $8.61. The price of the stock ranged
between a low of $8.46 and $8.75 respectively. The trading volume of 15M is above
the 90 day average volume of 13M shares. DAL is trading below the 50
day moving average. The stock's 52 week low is $6.64 and 52 week high is $12.25. Within the last quarter, the shares have lost -25.96% of their value.