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.

Micron (MU): some 8,600 January 7.50 calls were bought for $0.15 as investors position for upside in the share price. MU rose 0.15 percent to $6.72.

Chesapeake Energy (CHK): Almost 11,000 January 16 puts were bought for $0.47 to $0.48 as investors brace for potential downside in the natural-gas stock. CHK fell 1.30 percent to $16.74.

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (MDRX): An investor sold 10,000 December 11 calls for $0.60 and bought 10,000 March 13 calls for $0.70. Volume was below open interest at both strikes.
MDRX fell 1.22 percent to $10.94.

Sprint Nextel (S): Almost 11,000 January 2014 10 calls were bought for $0.10 but volume was far below open interest at the strike. S fell 0.53 percent to $5.63.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: CHK , MDRX , MU , S

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