Perhaps some shorts covered. I usually sell puts; my Sep puts expired, worthless. But, I'm not anxious to sell puts or calls at this point. It aught to go down from here.
Boyd was a $50 stock before the recession hit so now as the economy recovers, it should recover too. Of course the advent of internet gambling can't hurt either :-)
Sentiment: Strong Buy
It was 4 50 because they were adding 5,000 rooms ECHELON - In this poor economy have you seen management reduce their own salaries ?
It has to be the advent of on-line gaming,lets hope for the best...