Largest option buying in equities so far

David Russell (
February 25, 2013

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.

SandRidge Energy (SD): Volume surged in the June 9 calls, which were bought for $0.14, and the April 5 puts, bought for $0.32. SD is down 5.20 percent to $5.65.

Texas Instruments (TXN): Some 24,000 January 35 calls were purchased for $2.50 as investors position for a long-term rally in the semiconductor stock. TXN is unchanged at $34.18.

Facebook (FB): Some 9,400 April 26 puts were bought for $0.89 as investors brace for a pullback in the social-networking company. FB rose 1.40 percent to $27.51.

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