Largest option buying in equities so far

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Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with the most call and put buying on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.

AT&T (T): Investors bought more than 26,000 February 31 calls, mostly for $0.25 and $26, looking for the shares to push higher. T rose 0.79 percent to $30.48.

Bank of America (BAC): About 24,000 February 7 calls were bought for $0.07 and $0.08, but volume was below open interest in the strike. BAC rose 4.68 percent to $5.82.

Intel (INTC): More than 12,000 January 25 calls were bought for $0.45 to $0.50 as investors look for upside in the name. INTC rose 1.81 percent to $24.69.

JP Morgan (JPM): About 10,000 February 27 puts were bought for $0.23, but volume was below open interest. JPM rose 4.48 percent to $34.74.

eBay (EBAY): Some 15,000 January 28 puts traded for $0.24 to $0.20, split between buying and selling, as investors debated whether the stock will hold its ground for push lower. EBAY rose 2.72 percent to $31.16.




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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , EBAY , INTC , JPM , T

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