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.


Alcoa (AA): An investor purchased 20,000 January 2014 calls for $1.51, looking for the metal stock to rally over the next 18 months. AA is unchanged at $8.02.

International Game Technology (IGT): About 15,000 October 15 puts were for $2.75 as an investor exited a winning bearish position after the stock fell. IGT is down 15 percent to $12.48.

Symantec (SYMC): Investors sold more than 13,000 January 17.50 calls, mostly for $0.51. Volume was below open interest, indicating that existing positions were closed. SYMC rose 15 percent to $15.10.

Citigroup (C): Investors sold more than 30,000 August 22 puts for $0.11 to $0.12, looking for the banking giant to hold its ground. C rose 1.78 percent to $25.69.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: AA , C , IGT , SYMC

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