Largest option trades in equities

By David Russell,

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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.

Tesoro (TSO): An investor sold 13,700 November 57.50 calls for $6.30 and rolled his or her position into 19,900 of the August 62.50 calls, which they bought for $2.27. The move took money off the table while increasing their leverage to upside in the near term. TSO rose 0.76 percent to $61.15.

AES (AES): Some 8,900 July 16 calls were purchased for $0.10 to $0.25 as investors look for upside in the share price. AES rose 0.33 percent to $15.26.

America Movil (AMX): An investor sold 7,000 June 20 puts for $0.35 and bought a matching number of July 20 puts for $0.85, adding an extra month of downside exposure for a cost of $0.50. AMX rose 0.51 percent to $19.66.

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This article appears in: Investing Options
Referenced Stocks: TSO

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