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.

Bank of America (BAC): More than 12,000 April 13 calls were bought, mostly for $0.32 and $0.33, as investors position for upside in the share price. BAC rose 0.63 percent to $12.79.

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK): A block of 5,000 April 45 puts was bought for $0.45 as investors braced for downside in the British drug maker. GSK rose 0.24 percent to $45.87.

Sprint Nextel (S): more than 5,000 May 10 calls were bought for $0.02, but volume was well below open interest at the strike. That suggests an existing short position was closed. S rose 0.25 percent to $6.05.

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