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.

Citigroup (C): More than 13,000 January 30 calls were purchased for $0.03 to $0.07 as investors look for upside in the shares. C rose 1.90 percent to $28.75.

EMC (EMC): An investor bought 20,000 January 22.50 puts for $0.27 and sold an equal number of February 21 puts for $0.23, looking for the stock to hold its ground over the next month. EMC rose 1.33 percent to $22.51.

Bank of America (BAC): More than 10,000 May 12 calls traded for $0.10 as investors look for upside in the shares. BAC rose 3.32 percent to $6.70.

Williams (WMB): An investor sold 18,647 May 26 calls for $3.30 and bought an equal number of May 20 puts for $0.185, looking to hedge against a pullback in the name. WMB rose 1.34 percent to $28.81.

Cisco Systems (CSCO): About 10,000 February 19 calls were bought for $1.02 and $1.03 as investors look for upside in the shares. CSCO rose 1.22 percent to $19.55.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , C , CSCO , EMC , WMB

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