NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- Walter Energy options contracts experienced a new 3-month record for both call and put contracts where a
total of 6,584 call and 13,401 put contracts were traded in the busy trading session. The contract
spread yielded a 2.04 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 Walter Energy settled at $29.02, down $0.43 (1.46%) in the last trading session.
The shares of the stock had an intraday low of $28.25 and high of $29.54. To date, the stock has lost -19.69% within the last quarter.
The stock's 52 week low is $29.75 and 52 week high is $77.58.
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