Largest option buying in equities so far
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.
Intel (INTC): Traders bought about 16,000 February 23 calls for $0.19 and $0.20, looking for upside in the share price. INTC rose 0.16 percent to $21.84.
Ford Motor (F): Investors bought about 8,700 February 14 calls, mostly for $0.43 to $0.45, looking for the auto maker to keep climbing. F rose 0.98 percent to $13.97.
Yahoo (YHOO): An investor bought 5,000 July 17 puts for $0.66. Volume was below open interest at the strike, so they may have been closing an existing short position. YHOO rose 0.74 percent to $19.13.