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Largest option buying in equities so far

Posted
7/3/2012 11:11:00 AM
By: optionMONSTER
Referenced Stocks:COP;END;HD

Halfway through today's truncated holiday session, here are the individual equity names with the most call and put buying on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.

ConocoPhillips (COP): Investors bought about 6,800 August 57.50 calls, most of which priced for $0.84, looking for upside in the share price. COP rose 0.82 percent to $56.19. (See related story )

Endeavour (END): Activity surged in the September 10 calls and the September 15 calls, but volume was below open interest at both strikes. END rose 5.44 percent to $8.91.

Home Depot (HD): More than 9,000 July 50 puts traded, mostly for $0.28 to $0.44, but volume was below open interest. HD fell 2.21 percent to $51.84.