NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- The average ten day put volume is 5,005. The intraday put volume on Arch Coal
contracts was 26,092. There were 1.4 puts traded for every call contract yielding a
1.40 put/call ratio. Specifically, 26,092 put and 18,670 call contracts were traded
during the busy trading session.
Put/Call ratio is often used to measure investment sentiment, the ratio serves as a predictor of
investor behavior. Unusual options volume provides reliable clues that the stock is expected to
make a move.
Arch Coal opened at $7.10 and the stock price rose $0.55 (+7.75%)
to $7.65 during the market session. ACI is trading between the range of
$7.08 - $7.69. Performance indicators show that the stock has lost -4.57% within the last month.
Volume is 30M in relation to the three month
average volume of 12M shares. ACI is trading above the 50
day moving average and higher than the 200 day moving average.