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.


Thoratec (THOR): More than 5,000 April 32 calls were bought for $1.60 to $1.70 as investors positioned for upside in the stock. THOR fell 4.04 percent to $29.72.

Hess (HES): More than 4,600 January 2013 55 calls were purchased for $7.75 as investors looked for the shares to climb. HES fell 0.22 percent to $55.03.

Motorola Mobility Holdings (MMI): About 10,000 March 38 calls were bought for $1.50 to $1.55 as traders looked for the stock to grind higher. It agreed to be acquired by Google for $40 a share in August. MMI fell 0.26 percent to $38.77.





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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: HES , MMI , THOR

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