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.

Weatherford International (WFT): An investor closed a long position in 6,000 September 14 calls for $1.59 and purchased 9,000 of the November 15s for $1.25, looking for additional gains in the energy servicer. WFT rose 0.38 percent to $15.67.

Pfizer (PFE): More than 26,000 September 30 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.04, as investors cheaply position for upside in the pharmaceutical giant. PFE rose 0.04 percent to $28.28.

Walgreen (WAG): Some 14,500 September 52.50 calls were purchased for $0.10 as investors look for the pharmacy stock to rally. WAG fell 0.26 percent to $50.06.

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This article appears in: Investing Options
Referenced Stocks: WFT

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