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.

Vale (NYSE:VALE): A block of 3,500 April 25 calls was bought for $0.30 as investors positioned for upside in the stock. VALE is up 2.48 percent to $22.78.

Yahoo (NasdaqGS:YHOO): More than 19,000 July 12 puts were bought for $0.29 as investors look for downside in the stock. YHOO is up 1.35 percent to $14.61.

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC): More than 11,000 March 8 calls traded for $0.12, but volume was below open interest in the strike. BAC rose 1.69 percent to $7.84.

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