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Aegerion gets same call spread again

Chris McKhann (chris.mckhann@optionmonster.com)

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals popped yesterday and drew the same call spread for the second day in a row.

optionMONSTER's systems show that a trader bought 3,000 January 25 calls for $1.50 against open interest of 1,666 contracts and sold the same number of January 30 calls for $0.30 against open interest of 1,305 yesterday. We saw the same vertical spread in the previous session . (See our Education section)

AEGR gained 3.83 percent on Tuesday to close out the session at $23.30, its highest close in more than a year. Shares bounced at support at $20 two weeks ago and from deeper support at $14 in mid-October.  

Overall option volume in the name totaled 11,960 yesterday, compared with a daily average of only 660.

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