Molex (MOLX.O) strengthened 10.0c (or 0.4%) to close at US$24.92. Compared with the Dow Jones Industrial index, which rose 23.3 points (or 0.2%) on the day, this was a relative price change of 0.2%.
OPEN INTEREST TREND AND INTERPRETATION
Open interest hit a one-month high.
Same day trend: open interest rose for a second day. Open interest soared 32.2% from 2,673 to 3,533. Combined with the price increase of 0.4% this suggests the market is strong.
Trailing one week trend: open interest rose for a second week. Open interest soared 35.2% from 2,614 a week ago while the stock dipped 0.7% from US$24.97 a week ago. Combined with the decrease of price this suggests the market is weak.
Trailing one month trend: open interest soared 50.0% from 2,356 a month ago while the stock plummeted 9.0% from US$27.38 a month ago. Combined with the falling price this also suggests the market is weak.
Open interest as % of issued capital: 353,300 shares, representing 0.4% of the issued capital.
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Put:call ratio: open interest contracts on exchange traded options included 1,321 put contracts and 2,212 call contracts.
The put:call ratio was 1:1.7, down 64.7% for the day, down 69.5% in the past week and down 73.0% in the past month.
Top traded call options [volume of contracts in brackets; 1 contract is 100 shares]
Exercise US$25.0; Expires May 21: US$1.08 up 14.9% 
Top traded put options [volume of contracts in brackets; 1 contract is 100 shares]
Exercise US$25.0; Expires May 21: US$1.10 down 4.3%