Largest option trades in equities
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.
Microsoft (MSFT): Some 20,000 January 2016 40 calls were bought for $2.07 as investors look for long-term upside in the software giant. MSFT fell 2.50 percent to $32.80.
Pfizer (PFE): Some 6,000 January 2015 30 calls were purchased for $1.82 as traders look for the drug maker to keep climbing. PFE rose 0.66 percent to $29.03.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT): Large blocks traded in the January 18 calls and the January 22 calls, but volume was below open interest at both strikes. GT rose 0.18 percent to $22.27.