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.

Morgan Stanley (MS): Investors bought more than 20,000 June 19 calls, mostly for $0.31 to $0.33, looking for upside in the brokerage stock. MS fell 2.63 percent to $17.03.

FormFactor (FORM): A block of 6,000 May 6 calls was bought for $0.50 after the stock rallied on strong results. Volume, however, was below open interest. FORM is up 14 percent to $6.47

Nu-Skin Enterprises (NUS): More than 7,500 September 50 calls were bought, mostly for $4.60, as investors look for the stock to rebound. NUS rose 2.50 percent to $50.11. (See related story on InsideOptions Pro)

Intel (INTC): Activity surged in the May 28 puts and the May 29 puts as a position was rolled from one month to the next. INTC declined 0.31 percent to $28.86. (See related story )




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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: FORM , INTC , MS , NUS

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