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.

Chesapeake (CHK): More than 14,000 September 14 puts were bought for $0.55 to $0.64 as investors look for the stock to push lower. CHK rose 3.59 percent to $17.90.

General Electric (GE): Investors purchased almost 12,000 September 21 calls, most of which priced for $0.30, but volume was far below previous positioning in the contract. GE rose 2.10 percent to $20.42.

Dell (DELL): More than 10,000 January 15 calls were purchased for $0.19 as investors look for upside in the share price. DELL rose 3.13 percent to $11.85.

Bank of America (BAC): Some 19,000 August 8 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.04 and $0.05, but volume was below open interest at the strike. BAC rose 1.56 percent to $7.18.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , CHK , DELL , GE

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