Largest option buying in equities so far

By David Russell,

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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.

Regions Financial (RF): Some 11,500 November 7 calls were bought for $0.63 to $0.65 as
investors look for upside in the share price. RF rose 0.31 percent to $6.48.

Pfizer (PFE): Some 10,000 January 24 calls were bought for $0.66 and $0.67, but volume was below open interest in the strike. PFE fell 0.69 percent to $22.43.

Sysco (SYY): More than 11,000 May 28 calls were bought for $0.15 to $0.25 as investors look for the stock to rally. SYY rose 0.22 percent to $27.63.

JP Morgan (JPM): More than 10,000 July 34 puts were bought for $1.21 to $1.39 as investors seek downside protection. JPM rose 1.79 percent to $36.43.

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This article appears in: Investing Options
Referenced Stocks: JPM , PFE , RF , SYY

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