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.

Sprint Nextel (S): An investor purchased 10,000 January 1 calls for about 4.80, looking for the stock to keep rising. S climbed 0.44 percent to $5.76.

J.C. Penney (JCP): More than 40,000 November 17 puts were bought for $0.08, but volume was below open interest at the strike. JCP fell 1.46 percent to $25.65.

Wells Fargo (WFC): An investor bought 17,000 October 35 puts for $1.20 against open interest and sold a matching number of November 35 puts for $1.68. He or she collected a credit of $0.48 and now has another month for the shares to rebound. WFC fell 1.49 percent to $33.74.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA): A block of 7,000 November 35 puts were bought for $0.13 as investors position for downside in the share price. TEVA rose 0.04 percent to $39.46.



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: JCP , S , TEVA , WFC

optionMONSTER

optionMONSTER

More from optionMONSTER:

Related Videos

ColonialMills_USETBASITE
ColonialMills_USETBASITE            

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

68,838,468
  • $73.961 ▼ 2.50%
66,160,955
  • $9.485 ▼ 5.15%
49,226,845
  • $17.06 ▲ 0.41%
36,602,180
  • $41.705 ▼ 0.89%
36,260,875
  • $32.619 ▼ 3.84%
34,850,032
  • $11.4749 ▲ 2.36%
29,737,954
  • $4.59 ▼ 14.68%
29,255,580
  • $9.94 ▼ 9.31%
As of 10/30/2014, 02:43 PM

Find a Credit Card

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