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.


Oracle (ORCL): An investor sold the April 30 calls for 0.87 and bought the June 30s for $1.40, potentially rolling a bullish position forward by two months. The trade may be closing a market-neutral position. ORCL fell 2.79 percent to $29.29.

Motorola Solutions (MSI): Call volume surged as investors looked to reap the stock's quarterly cash dividend. The activity is non-directional. MSI rose 0.61 percent to $50.43.

Bank of America (BAC): Some 14,000 January 7 puts were sold for $1.42 as investors look for the stock to hold its ground over the long term. BAC fell 0.75 percent to $7.99.

Ares Capital (ARCC): Call volume rose sharply as investors looked to capture the dividend in a non-directional trade. ARCC fell 0.24 percent to $16.40.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: ARCC , BAC , MSI , ORCL

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