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.

Wells Fargo (WFC): Almost 6,600 July 37 calls were bought for $0.51 and $0.52 as investors look for upside in the stock. WFC rose 1.45 percent to $33.63.

Microsoft (MSFT): Volume surged in the May 32 puts and the May 27 puts as investors looked for downside protection in the stock. MSFT rose 1.27 percent to $31.47.

Bank of America (BAC): Investors sold about 39,000 April 9 calls, mostly for $0.19 to $0.21, but volume was below open interest in the strike. BAC rose 1.59 percent to $8.93.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , MSFT , WFC

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