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.
Facebook (FB): A block of 14,175 August 29 calls were bought for $5
and 17,176 of the September 36s were sold at the same time for
$0.93. The investor probably owns shares and is rolling a short
position in the calls out in time and to the higher strike. FB fell
1.45 percent to $33.86.
Western Union (WU): A block of 11,240 January 19 calls was
purchased for $0.40 as an investor looked for upside in the
money-transfer stock WU, which reports earnings on Tuesday, fell
1.63 percent to $16.88.
Ford Motor (F): Almost 11,000 January 2015 15 calls were purchased,
mostly for $3.20, but volume was below open interest at the strike.
F rose 0.18 percent to $16.99.