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.


Terex (TEX): More than 9,000 April 25 calls were bought, mostly for $0.40 to $0.55, as investors look for a quick rally into the end of the week. TEX rose 3.36 percent to $24.30.

Yahoo (YHOO): An investor bought 6,000 July 16 calls for $0.77. He or she also sold 6,000 contracts each in the July 15 puts for $0.75 and the July 18 calls for $0.22, resulting in a bullish three-way position that will profit from upside in the share price. YHOO rose 3.10 percent to $15.47.

Best Buy (BBY): More than 8,000 January 15 puts were bought for about $0.88 as investors look for continued downside in the stock. BBY rose 0.36 percent to $22.

Intel (INTC): More than 24,000 April 28 calls traded, but volume was below open interest. INTC fell 2.31 percent to $27.81.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BBY , INTC , TEX , YHOO

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