Largest option buying in equities so far

By
A A A

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.


Skyworks Solutions (SWKS): An investor bought 8,500 January 30 calls for $3.20 and sold 5,000 January 25 calls for $5.50. They stand to make unlimited profits on a big move above $30. SWKS fell 1.54 percent to $26.90.

Medtronic (MDT): Some 7,000 contracts traded each in the August 40 calls and the July 38 calls. Volume was below open interest in both, suggesting a bullish position was closed. MDT was unchanged at $38.73.

Research In Motion (RIMM): An investor sold 10,000 March 11 calls for $0.61 against open interest and bought 6,000 March 9 calls for $1.08. He or she apparently rolled a bullish position to the lower strike, hoping for a rebound or hedging a short position in the stock. RIMM fell 2.84 percent to $7.18. (See related story )

Qualcomm (QCOM): Some 10,000 August 50 puts were bought for $0.77 as investors position for downside in the mobile-communications stock. QCOM fell 0.63 percent to $55.33.

Mosaic (MOS): Some 10,000 July 47.50 puts traded for $0.27 to $0.30, but volume was far below open interest in the strike. MOS rose 0.09 percent to $54.81.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

Copyright © 2010 OptionMonster® Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved.



This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: MDT , MOS , QCOM , RIMM , SWKS

optionMONSTER

optionMONSTER

More from optionMONSTER:

Related Videos

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

74,629,719
  • $56.23 ▼ 1.62%
56,714,274
  • $16.685 ▼ 0.33%
36,448,567
  • $3.80 ▼ 2.56%
28,895,117
  • $7.995 ▲ 0.19%
27,134,989
  • $131.84 ▼ 0.16%
26,113,173
  • $18.27 ▲ 1.56%
23,850,460
  • $34.03 ▲ 0.95%
23,597,021
  • $6.51 ▼ 1.96%
As of 5/28/2015, 03:58 PM


Find a Credit Card

Select a credit card product by:
Select an offer:
Search
Data Provided by BankRate.com