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Mike Khouw Sees Unusual Options Activity In Apple

Mike Khouw Sees Unusual Options Activity In Apple

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reports earnings on Thursday after the bell and Mike Khouw said on CNBC's "Options Action" that the options market is implying a move of over 6% in either direction, which is larger than the average move of just over 5% over the last eight quarters.

Although the sentiment was mixed during the session on Wednesday, the most active options were the May 1, weekly, $280 strike puts, said Khouw. Traders were paying $3.12 for them, which sets the break even for the trade at $276.88 or 6.55% below the closing price on Wednesday.

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