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.
Cisco (CSCO): Investors purchased about 19,000 August 17 calls,
mostly for $1.71 to $1.94. While bullish, volume was below open
interest at the strike. CSCO rose 8.07 percent to $18.75.
Facebook (FB): Investors sold more than 28,000 August 20 calls for
$0.30 to $0.40, betting against a short-term rally in the tech
stock. FB declined 5.80 percent to $19.97.
Huntsman (HUN): An investor sold 23,262 November 13 calls for $2.12
and bought an equal number of November 11 puts for $0.35. The trade
reflects a belief that upside will be limited in the chemical
stock. HUN fell 0.21 percent to $14.45.