Insider Activity Report: Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP)

Robert Gamgort, CEO of Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), recently added 171,821 shares. The buy increased his holding by 4 percent, and came to a total purchase price of $5 million. He was joined by the company’s CFO, who bought 85,910 shares, at a cost of about $2.5 million, and increased his stake by 65 percent. Insiders were also active buyers throughout last year, with nearly two dozen buys and just a small handful of sales. Overall, Keurig Dr Pepper insiders own ...
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Unusual Options Activity: IAMGOLD (IAG)

Gold prices have broken to new all-time highs of $2,150 per ounce this week. One trader is betting the trend will continue, which will benefit gold stocks such as IAMGOLD (IAG). That’s based on the September $5 calls. With 195 days until expiration, 5,509 contracts traded compared to a prior open interest of 120, for a 46-fold rise volume on the trade. The buyer of the calls paid $0.15 to make the bullish bet. IAG shares recently traded for about $3. So ...
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This Winning Trend Still Has Room to Continue Higher

A specific stock or sector will often move in or out of favor with the market. When a stock or sector is unloved, valuations can become attractive, even with the fear hanging over. And a stock moving from being unloved to loved can create a great momentum play for investors. Today, many retail stocks are trending higher, overcoming fears of a slowing economy that have weighed on the space for the past few years. One big retail player trending higher is Target ...
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Insider Activity Report: Transocean (RIG)

Frederik Mohn, a director and major holder at Transocean (RIG) recently bought another 1,000,000 shares. The buy increased his position by 1 percent, and came to a total cost of $4.89 million. Mohn was a buyer last September, picking up 1.97 million shares. And a 2 million share buy in May 2022. Other insiders were buyers back in early 2022. Otherwise, two company insiders have been small sellers of shares over the past year. Overall, Transocean insiders own 11.8 percent of ...
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Unusual Options Activity: Microsoft (MSFT)

Tech giant Microsoft (MSFT) has been a big winner from the tech stock rally, with shares up 63 percent over the past year. One trader sees shares continuing higher through the end of 2026. That’s based on the December 2026 $370 calls. With 1,016 days until expiration, 7,006 contracts traded compared to a prior open interest of 115, for a 70-fold rise in volume on the trade. The buyer of the calls paid $104 to make the bullish bet. Microsoft shares recently ...
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This Great Company is Nearing a Buy Range

Great companies can offer long-term market outperformance. The downside? Investors often have to chase shares and buy near all-time highs. However, sometimes a company falls out of favor briefly and can make for a great buying opportunity. Today, a great company with massive cash flow and profitability is slightly out of favor. It’s at a solid long-term entry point for buyers. And there are some uncertainties which, once cleared, will allow shares to move higher. The company is consumer tech giant Apple ...
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Insider Activity Report: Sphere Entertainment (SPHR)

James Dolan, CEO and Chairman at Sphere Entertainment (SPHR), recently bought 76,139 shares. The buy increased his holdings by 17 percent, and came to a total cost of $3.1 million. The buy came two days after Dolan made a  59,374 share buy, at a cost of $2.4 million. That makes for $5.5 million in buys in the past few weeks. Otherwise, the company CFO sold about $200,000 of shares earlier last month. Overall, Sphere Entertainment insiders own about 4.4 percent of ...
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Unusual Options Activity: Zoom Video Communications (ZM)

Video conferencing company Zoom Video Communications (ZM) is trading flat over the past year. One trader sees shares trending lower in the months ahead. That’s based on the June $80 puts. With 107 days until expiration, 48,505 contracts traded compared to a prior open interest of 365, for a massive 133-fold rise in volume on the trade. The buyer of the puts paid $11.40 to make the bearish bet. Zoom shares recently traded for about $70, meaning the $80 puts are already ...
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