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.

Microsoft (MSFT): There was heavy buying and selling in the January 26 calls for $0.76 to $0.83. MSFT fell 0.43 percent to $25.43.

Bank of America (BAC): Investors bought and sold the May 6 calls for $0.95 to $1.01. BAC rose 0.17 percent to $5.81.

Seagate Technology (STX): About 3,400 June 18 puts were bought for $3.75 as traders positioned for downside. STX rose 2.86 percent to $16.28.

Clorox (CLX): A bearish collar trade was rolled from the November to the December expiration. CLX rose 0.46 percent to $64.66.

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This article appears in: Investing Options
Referenced Stocks: BAC , CLX , MSFT , STX

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