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.

Ford Motor (F): Almost 20,000 November 11 calls were purchased for $0.16 to $0.21 as investors look for upside in the automaker. F rose 6.40 percent to $10.97.

Phillips 66 (PSX): Some 12,000 January 55 calls were purchased for $1.15 against previous open interest, and an equal number of January 60 calls were sold for $0.40. Volume was below open interest in the 55s but not the 60s, indicating that a short position was rolled to the higher strike.
PSX fell 0.84 percent to $57.10.

Cognizant Technologies (CTSH): The November 67.50 puts and November 75 calls traded heavily against open interest, indicating that an existing bearish trade was closed. CTSH fell 0.37 percent to $66.48.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CTSH , F , PSX

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