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.

Bank of America (BAC): Investors bought more than 40,000 July 8 calls, looking for upside in the stock. BAC fell 0.89 percent to $7.83.

Facebook (FB): Some 13,000 July 30 calls were bought, mostly for $2 to $2.25, as investors look for the shares to rebound. FB rose 2.52 percent to $30.77.

Morgan Stanley (MS): Investors bought the September 14 puts for $1.50 and sold the September 17 calls for $0.47, positioning for downside in the share price. MS fell 0.98 percent to $14.16.

Cree (CREE): A block of 2,750 July 20 puts were bought for $0.33. Volume was below open interest, so the trader may have been closing a short position. CREE fell 1.05 percent to $23.65.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , CREE , FB , MS

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