NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index 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 246,338 and calls
was 81,885 equating to a 3.01 put/call ratio.
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.
Shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index edged down $0.10 (0.24%) to $41.61. The price of the stock ranged
between a low of $40.92 and $41.76 respectively. The trading volume of 89M is above
the 90 day average volume of 50M shares. EEM is trading below the 50
day moving average. The stock's 52 week low is $36.57 and 52 week high is $45.33. Performance indicators show that the stock has lost -2.27% within the last week.
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