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.


CIT Group (CIT): Some 8,000 August 48 calls were bought for $1.21 as investors look for upside in the small-business lender. CIT fell 0.17 percent to $46.91.

Research In Motion (BBRY): Some 4,400 August 9 puts were bought, mostly for $0.46, as investors brace for further downside in the share price. BBRY plunged 26 percent to $10.77.

iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (HYG): Some 3,100 July 90 puts were bought, mostly for $0.90 but volume was below open interest at the strike. HYG fell 0.46 percent to $91.08.



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Referenced Stocks: CIT

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60%

Most Active by Volume

45,543,019
  • $16.75 ▲ 0.12%
44,349,390
  • $132.54 ▲ 0.88%
32,695,176
  • $3.01 ▲ 19.92%
28,073,679
  • $34.76 ▲ 2.75%
27,339,999
  • $9.15 ▼ 3.58%
26,142,754
  • $34.71 ▼ 1.03%
25,357,890
  • $46.90 ▼ 1.10%
24,562,443
  • $15.27 ▼ 1.55%
As of 5/22/2015, 04:15 PM


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