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.

Walt Disney (DIS): More than 10,000 July 49 calls were bought, mostly for $0.35, as investors look for upside in the share price. DIS fell 0.61 percent to $45.28.

Goldman Sachs (GS): An investor bought about 10,000 May 110 puts for about $10 and sold a matching number of June 110 puts for $11.30, seeking more time for a losing market-neutral trade to turn around. GS fell 1.75 percent to $100.35.

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ): A block of 6,800 June 24 calls were bought for $0.53 as investors look for upside in the share price. HPQ fell 0.91 percent to $22.94.

Alcoa (AA): A block of 10,000 January 9 puts were bought for $1.07 as investors position for a drop in the stock price. AA fell 0.33 percent to $9.03.

Arcos Dorados (ARCO):  Investors bought the November 12.50 puts and sold the November 17.50 calls. Volume was below open interest at both strikes, but the activity reflects a bearish outlook for the shares. ARCO fell 2.35 percent to $13.73.




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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: AA , ARCO , DIS , GS , HPQ

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