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.

Arch Coal (ACI): Some 33,000 July 7 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.86 to $0.94, as investors look for upside in the stock. ACI fell 3.15 percent to $7.08.

Intel (INTC): More than 4,200 June 27 puts were bought for $1.14, but volume was below open interest. INTC rose 0.06 percent to $26.11.

Sara Lee (SLE): An investor sold 5,000 October 21 calls for $1.10 and bought an equal number of October 16 puts for $0.20. Volume was below open interest at both strikes, indicating that a bullish combination strategy was closed. SLE fell 1.96 percent to $21.06.

ConocoPhillips (COP): A block of 10,000 June 52.50 puts traded for $1.20 and $1.21, but volume was below open interest in the strike. COP fell 2.25 percent to $52.07.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: ACI , COP , INTC , SLE

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