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.
Hecla Mining (HL): More than 50,000 January 6 calls were bought for
$0.49 to $0.72 as investors look for upside. HL rose 4.52 percent
Bank of America (BAC): More than 27,000 December 6 calls were
bought, mostly for $0.17, as investors look for higher share
prices. BAC rose 1.04 percent to $5.85.
Eli Lilly (LLY): More than 8,000 January 30 puts were bought for
$0.09 and $0.10, but volume was below open interest. LLY rose 3.56
percent to $38.74.
Commercial Metals (CMC): An investor bought more than 5,000
contracts each in the January 12 puts and the January 14 calls,
looking for the stock to make a sudden move higher or lower. CMC
rose 0.57 percent to $14.17.