In today’s session iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF) (TLT) registered an unusually high (171) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the July, 2016 call, expecting serious TLT increase. With 171 contracts traded and 844 open interest for the Jul, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: TLT160715C00130000 closed last at: $3.55 or 9% down. The ETF decreased 0.48% or $0.63 during the last trading session, hitting $130.76. About 1,900 shares traded hands. iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF) (NASDAQ:TLT) has risen 7.67% since September 9, 2015 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.42% the S&P500.
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $9.45 billion. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of United States Treasury bonds with remaining maturities greater than 20 years. It has 7.19 P/E ratio. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays U.S. 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index (the Underlying Index), which measures the performance of public obligations of the United States Treasury that have a remaining maturity of 20 or more years.
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