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.


Yahoo (YHOO): Investors purchased more than 15,000 April 16 calls for $1.51, looking for upside in the stock. YHOO rose 0.67 percent to $15.12.

Dendreon (DNDN): An investor bought about 5,300 January 6 puts and sold an equal number of January 9 calls, positioning for a potential drop in the share price. DNDN rose 0.54 percent to $7.45.

Apple (AAPL): Investors bought the January 405 calls for $6.70, betting that the shares will push higher into the New Year. AAPL fell 0.22 percent to $379.36.

Caterpillar (CAT): About 3,600 January 85 puts were bought for $3.55 as investors positioned for downside in the stock. CAT rose 1.08 percent to $87.94.

Juniper Networks (JNPR): More than 5,000 January 20 calls were purchased for $0.65, but volume was below open interest. JNPR rose 2.01 percent to $18.49.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: AAPL , CAT , DNDN , JNPR , YHOO

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