CBOE Holdings (CBOE) : The bears are holding on to their shorts in Accenture Plc with 9 more days remaining for them to cover their positions. The bearish positions have increased from 3,153,796 on Jul 29, 2016, to 3,270,122, on August 15, 2016. Daily, 375,337 shares are traded, which shows the high interest of the traders in the stock. The net addition of short open interest is 116,326 shares, which is an increase of just 3.7%. The total short interest of 4.1% of the float indicates that there arent many bears on this stock at the current prices. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ:CBOE): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $68.00 and $67.91 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $68.72. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $68.72, notching a gain of 0.72% for the day. The total traded volume was 274,074 . The stock had closed at $68.23 on the previous day.
In a related news,The officer (Executive VP and CIO) of Cboe Holdings, Inc., OConnell Gerald T sold 14,909 shares at $65 on June 14, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $969,085. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
CBOE Holdings, Inc., is a holding company. The Companys principal business is operating markets that offer for trading options on various market indexes (index options), on an exclusive basis and futures contracts, as well as on non-exclusive multiply listed options, such as options on the stocks of individual corporations (equity options) and options on other exchange-traded products (ETP options), such as exchange-traded funds (ETF options) and exchange-traded notes (ETN options). The Company operates three stand-alone exchanges. CBOE is the Companys options market and offers trading in listed options through a single system that integrates electronic trading and open outcry trading. The options contracts listed for trading include options on indexes, equities and ETPs.