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.

NRG Energy (NRG): Traders purchased about 10,000 December 24 calls, looking for continued upside in the share price. NRG rose 1.61 percent to $23.11.

Lamar Advertising (LAMR): A block of 5,000 December 41 calls was purchased for $0.20 as investors look for the stock to push higher. LAMR rose 1.32 percent to $40.25.

Bank of America (BAC): Almost 11,000 February 10 puts were bought for $0.33 as investors brace for downside in the financial giant. BAC rose 0.47 percent to $10.59.

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