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.
Bank of America (BAC): Investors sold more than 65,000 January
12.50 calls against open interest, taking profits on winning
positions. BAC rose 3.19 percent to $11.98.
Western Digital (WDC): An investor sold about 4,000 January 44
calls for $1.14 against open interest and bought 8,000 January 46s
bought for $0.47. It appears they closed an existing position and
rolled it to the higher strike, doubling the number of contracts in
the process. The trade is highly bullish and sees the stock going
over $46. WDC rose 1.65 percent to $43.19.
Ford Motor (F): Investors bought more than 9,000 February 13 calls,
looking for continued upside in the automaker. F rose 1.04 percent
Symantec (SYMC): Some 7,000 January 2014 18 calls were purchased
for $3.20 to $3.30 as an investor positions for a rally this year.
SYMC rose 2.39 percent to $19.27.
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