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.


JP Morgan (JPM): Almost 12,000 February 46 calls traded, mostly for $0.86 to $1.20, as investors positioned for upside in the bank. JPM rose 0.52 percent to $46.59.

Focus Media (FMCN): Some 9,000 January 26 calls were purchased for $0.10 as investors look for upside in the share price. FMCN rose 0.42 percent to $25.84.

Dell (DELL): Almost 12,000 August 14 calls were bought for $0.34 as investors look for the computer maker to keep climbing. DELL declined 3.99 percent to $12.65.

ARM Holdings (ARMH): An investor sold 9,467 January 41 puts for $0.80 and rolled the position to the February 38 puts, paying a net $0.10 and gaining an additional month of downside protection. ARMH rose 0.12 percent to $40.58.



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: ARMH , DELL , FMCN , JPM

optionMONSTER

optionMONSTER

More from optionMONSTER:

Related Videos

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

26,498,400
  • $5.135 ▲ 8.79%
21,822,965
    $17.88 unch
18,917,107
  • $120.82 ▼ 0.40%
18,033,888
  • $6.495 ▼ 4.49%
16,555,792
  • $13.579 ▲ 60.89%
15,178,314
  • $3.44 ▲ 2.08%
12,751,924
  • $40.21 ▼ 9.33%
12,679,990
  • $29.025 ▲ 0.26%
As of 8/3/2015, 11:38 AM

Find a Credit Card

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