NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- Options traders were heavily trading call contracts during the last trading session establishing a
new 3-month call volume record. A total of 3,766 put and 12,712 calls were traded where call
contracts outnumbered puts 3.4:1, yielding a 0.30 ratio.
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.
Eli Lilly & is trading at $54.32, up $1.68 (+3.19%) in today's trading session.
The daily low is $52.76 and the high is $54.87. The trading volume of 10M is above
the average volume of 7M shares. LLY is trading above the 50 day moving
average and higher than the 200 day moving
average. The stock's 52 week low is $38.30 and 52 week high is $53.99. To date, the stock has lost -2.10% within the last week.
The stock has a P/E ratio of 14.28 and a dividend yield of 3.72%.
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