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.

Wells Fargo (WFC): Some 28,000 April 33 calls were bought as investors look for upside in the stock. Volume was almost triple open interest in the strike. WFC rose 1.91 percent to $31.

PHH (PHH): A short position in the May 15 calls was rolled down to the April 12.50 strike as an investor looked to cut a position in the ailing mortgage-service company. PHH fell 0.40 percent to $13.73. (See related story )

Bank of America (BAC): Investors sold the April 9 calls against open interest, indicating that long positions were unloaded. BAC rose 0.25 percent to $8.04.

D.R. Horton (DHI): More than 50,000 April 14 puts were bought for $0.58 to $0.79, as traders looked for downside in the share price. DHI rose 2 percent to $14.27. (See related story )



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , DHI , PHH , WFC

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