General Mills, Inc. GIS
Tracking back to an idea we formulated on Wednesday morning, the GIS 04/18 $47.50-50 Calls, we saw some really nice activity in those contracts thanks to a bullish session for the markets on the whole.
Both of our designated targets managed to post multi-bag gains. The $47.50 Calls made a nice swing from 1.40-2.85, representing a gain of 104% The $50′s fared even better, trading in a range from .27-.94, an increase of 248%
Darden Restaurants, Inc. DRI
For a fresh idea yesterday, we went with the DRI 04/18 $115 Calls and saw a solid performance there as well. This set of contracts turned up with an even double-bagger as they ran from a low of 1.15, and reached a 3.30 high.
As is the case with many of the plays we selected this week, there’s still plenty of time remaining until expiration, so the possibility of seeing further useful activity down the line is not out of the question.
Revlon, Inc. REV – Form-4 Alert
Speaking of plenty of time, we are going to go farther out with this next fresh idea than we are typically accustomed to going. This idea could theoretically be in play for the next 5 months. We’ll track the REV 08/16 $22.50-25 Calls.
This is after noticing the stock recovering from a recent severe beating, in unison with Form-4 filings indicating the purchase of over $7M in stock by a REV insider on Wednesday and Thursday of this week, as the stock was flagging heavily.
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