Activity Alert for iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd

Posted on 01/31/2013 by Peter Mankowitz

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NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd options contracts experienced a new 90-day record for call contracts where a total of 4,381 call contracts were traded in the busy trading session. The contract spread yielded a 3.80 put/call ratio where 0.3 call contracts were traded for each put contract.

Options are useful tools for predicting the movement of the underlying stock. Put/Call ratio statistics serve as a useful predictor of investment sentiment, indicating what experienced investors are doing in preparation for a move of an underlying stock. Thus, unusual volume provides reliable clues that the stock is expected to make a move.

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd (HYG) opened today at $93.93 and is currently trading at $93.71, down $0.25 (0.27%) during last trading session. Performance indicators show that the stock has gained 1.09% within the last month. The daily low is $93.62 and the high is $94.11. The trading volume of 5M is above the average volume of 3M shares. HYG is trading above the 50 day moving average and higher than the 200 day moving average. The stock's 52 week low is $86.36 and 52 week high is $94.97.


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