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.
Morgan Stanley (MS): An even 36,000 January 19 calls were bought,
mostly for $0.67, as investors look for upside in the shares. MS
rose 4.78 percent to $13.82.
Bank of America (BAC): More than 70,000 January 10 calls were
purchased, mostly for $0.29, but volume was below open interest in
the strike. BAC rose 4.25 percent to $7.12.
Citigroup (C): A block of 18,500 September 35 calls were bought for
$0.42 as investors position for the stock to climb. C rose 4.69
percent to $27.48.
Seagate Technology (STX): More than 13,000 June 25 puts were bought
for $0.95 to $1.10 against open interest of 8,096 contracts as
investors look for the shares to push lower. STX fell 5.17 percent
Express Scripts (ESRX): A block of 4,000 June 42.50 puts was bought
for $0.09, but volume was below open interest in the strike. ESRX
rose 2.51 percent to $53.11.
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