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): Investors bought 25,000 January 12.50 calls, looking for the automaker to climb. F fell 1.30 percent to $11.38.

Deckers Outdoor (DECK): Volume surged in the January 40 calls and the March 40 calls as an investor rolled a long position forward in time, hoping for upside by the early spring. DECK fell 0.65 percent to $38.51.

Zynga (ZNGA): Investors bought 17,000 weekly 2.50 calls expiring today for $0.02 to $0.06, looking for the stock to rally into the close. ZNGA fell 7.63 percent to $2.42.

McMoRan Exploration (MMR): Volume surged in the December 7 puts and the December 5 puts as investors look for downside over the next three weeks. MMR rose 0.90 percent to $8.98

Live Nation Entertainment (LYV): More than 8,400 January 8 puts were bought for $0.30 as investors look for the stock to head lower. LYV fell 0.68 percent to $8.77.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: DECK , F , LYV , MMR , ZNGA

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