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.

DreamWorks Animation SKG (DWA): A block of 7,500 September 15 puts was sold for $0.65 and an equal number of September 20 calls was bought for $1. The trade is similar to owning shares and will profit from a rally. DWA rose 0.11 percent to $17.84.

Bank of America (BAC): A block of 10,000 January 2014 7 puts was bought for $1.08, but volume was below open interest in the strike. BAC rose 2.07 percent to $9.39.

Pfizer (PFE): An investor bought almost 15,000 May 22 calls for $0.63 to $0.68, looking for upside in the stock. PFE fell 0.28 percent to $22.32.



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Referenced Stocks: BAC , DWA , PFE

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