Largest option buying in equities so far

By
A A A
Share |

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.

Walgreen (WAG): Some 16,500 March 41 calls were bought for $0.96 to $1.04 as investors look for upside in the pharmacy giant. WAG rose 0.25 percent to $41.51.

AOL (AOL): A block of 10,000 April 36 calls were bought for $2.15 and an equal number of April 31 puts were sold for $0.35. The position cost $1.80 to open, and is similar to owning shares in the online media site. AOL rose 6.70 percent to $35.98. (See related story )

Chesapeake Energy (CHK): A block of 11,000 April 20 puts were bought for $1.20. Volume was below open interest at the strike, so an investor may have been closing a short position in the puts. CHK fell 0.30 percent to $20.17.

Dell (DELL): About 16,000 August 15 calls were bought for $0.12 to $0.14, but volume was below open interest at the strike. DELL rose 0.21 percent to $13.66.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

Copyright © 2010 OptionMonster® Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: AOL , CHK , DELL , WAG

optionMONSTER

optionMONSTER

More from optionMONSTER:

Related Videos

Stocks

Referenced

75%
100%
100%

Most Active by Volume

59,372,915
  • $62.117 ▼ 1.45%
48,739,686
  • $34.9899 ▼ 3.58%
38,857,842
  • $4.48 ▼ 1.75%
38,831,966
  • $16.34 ▲ 0.31%
37,737,399
  • $25.93 ▼ 3.10%
27,968,708
  • $74.33 ▲ 2.02%
26,647,185
  • $47.49 ▼ 0.90%
26,212,535
  • $3.17 ▼ 1.55%
As of 4/23/2014, 03:19 PM