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.
Microsoft (MSFT): A block of 15,717 January 2014 35 calls was
purchased for $1.27 as investors bet on a long-term rally. MSFT
rose 0.14 percent to $27.88.
Yahoo (YHOO): More than 20,000 February 16 calls traded for $0.51
to $0.56, but volume was below open interest. Unusual buying was
also detected in the February 17 calls. YHOO fell 0.32 percent to
Rockwell Collins (COL): Investors bought and sold the January 55
puts with earnings scheduled for next week. COL fell 0.66 percent
Dell (DELL): A block of 7,500 August 13 puts were bought for $0.60
as investors look to guard against downside in the shares. DELL
declined 0.88 percent to $15.68.
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