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.


Vodafone (VOD): A block of 30,000 October 30 calls was bought for $0.20, along with 10,000 September 29 calls for $0.30. VOD fell 1.25 percent to $27.62.

Ford Motor (F): Investors bought more than 22,000 weekly 9 puts expiring this Friday, looking for the automaker to push lower in the near term. Most of the contracts priced for $0.12 to $0.17. F declined 1.25 percent to $9.06

Elan (ELN): An investor bought 10,000 October 13 puts for $2.90, but volume was below open interest. That suggests he or she closed a money-losing short position after the stock fell. ELN is down 12 percent to $11.89.

JP Morgan (JPM): Almost 9,000 weekly 33 puts were bought for $0.05 to $0.09 as investors position for downside in the near term. JPM rose 0.29 percent to $34.54.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: ELN , F , JPM , VOD

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