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.


Seagate Technology (STX): About 5,000 May 29 calls were bought for $0.82 and some 10,000 May 32 calls were sold for $0.13. Known as a bullish ratio spread, the trade will leverage a move to $32. STX fell 6.88 percent to $28.95.

Chesapeake Energy (CHK): More than 6,000 January 25 puts were bought for about $8.80 against open interest. The trade appears to result from an investor closing an unsuccessful short-put trade in the stock. CHK fell 1.04 percent to $17.38.

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (MDRX): Investors sold about 10,000 December 8 puts for $0.85 and bought an equal number of December 11 calls for $0.95. The trade cost $0.10 and will leverage a rebound in the share price. MDRX plunged 42 percent to $9.23.

Dunkin' Brands (DNKN): Some 6,500 June 30 puts were bought for $0.50 to $0.60 but volume was below open interest in the strike. DNKN rose 0.08 percent to $32.59.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: CHK , DNKN , MDRX , STX

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