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.

Phillips 66 (PSX): An investor bought 10,000 May 67.50 calls for $0.25 and sold an equal number of May 70 calls for $0.05. The call spread cost $0.20 and could earn 1,150 percent on a move back to $70. PSX fell 1.57 percent to $60.83.

Sprint Nextel (S): Almost 11,000 August 7 calls were bought for $0.42 but volume was far below open interest at the strike. S fell 1.33 percent to $7.03.

Comcast (CMCSA): An investor bought 5,000 January 35 puts of $1.07 and 5,000 January 45 calls for $1.43, looking for volatility to increase in the media stock. CMCSA fell 0.33 percent to $41.36.

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