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Largest option buying in equities so far

By: optionMONSTER
Posted: 10/23/2012 11:29:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: BMRN;DAL;PCS;WIN

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.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN): Investors purchased about 5,400 January 50 calls, looking for upside in the share price. BMRN is down 5.97 percent to $38.75.

Windstream (WIN): More than 10,000 December 9 puts were bought for $0.22 to $0.25 as traders look for downside in the share price. WIN fell 2.04 percent to $9.58.

Delta Air Lines (DAL): Some 8,300 January 2014 puts were bought for $0.81 as investors position for the shares to pus lower. DAL is down 1.23 percent to $10.02.

MetroPCS Communications (PCS): Investors bought 9,300 February 9 calls for $2.30, looking for a rally in the share price. PCS fell 2.34 percent to $10.86.