The following table shows the expected stock-price move for U.S. companies about to release quarterly results, according to options data compiled by Bloomberg. Criteria are listed below the table.
REPORT TICKER IMPLIED AVG POST- DATE TIME SYM COMPANY 1-DAY MOVE% ERNS MOVE% RATIO ======================================================================== 06/19 Bef-mkt BKS BARNES & NOBLE 12.33 10.37 1.19 06/19 Aft-mkt JBL* JABIL CIRCUIT 4.78 6.22 0.77 06/19 07:30 FDX* FEDEX CORP 2.85 4.62 0.62 06/19 Aft-mkt ADBE* ADOBE SYS INC 3.22 6.71 0.48 06/20 Aft-mkt BBBY* BED BATH &BEYOND 4.91 5.64 0.87 06/20 Aft-mkt RHT* RED HAT INC 5.75 8.29 0.69 * - Company in Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. The screen used to build this table screened for U.S. stocks with at least $200 million in market value, options trading volume yesterday of 500 or more, total open interest of 10,000 contracts, and share prices at $10 or higher.
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