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.


Sirius XM Radio (SIRI): A block of 35,000 January 2014 calls was bought for $0.24 as an investor positioned for the stock to push higher. SIRI fell 1.82 percent to $2.43.

Elan (ELN): Volume surged in the October 13 puts and the October 16 calls. Volume was well below open interest in both strikes, suggesting that an existing bearish strategy was closed at a profit following the stock's recent selloff. ELN is unchanged at $11.17.

Intel (INTC): More than 12,000 September 27 puts were bought for $0.73 to $0.76 as investors position for the semiconductor giant to decline. INTC rose 0.41 percent to $26.71.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: ELN , INTC , SIRI

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