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Largest option buying in equities so far

By: optionMONSTER
Posted: 10/8/2012 11:49:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: DIS;JPM;MSFT;SQNM

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.

JP Morgan (JPM): An investor closed a winning trade in the January 41 calls and rolled the money into a new position in the January 43 calls and the January 46 calls. They also sold the November 46 calls. JPM fell 0.41 percent to $41.54.

Microsoft (MSFT): More than 5,500 January 2014 32 calls were purchased for $2.19 as investors look for upside in the share price. MSFT fell 0.28 percent to $29.77.

Sequenom (SQNM): A block of 3,750 January 3 puts were bought for $0.28 as investors brace for a potential decline in the share price. SQNM rose 0.28 percent to $3.54.

Walt Disney (DIS): Volume surged in the October 50 puts and the October 52.50s as a protective position was rolled to the higher strike. DIS fell 1.21 percent to $52.33.