Largest option buying in equities so far

David Russell (david.russell@optionmonster.com)

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.

Microsoft (MSFT): More than 39,000 April 29 calls were bought for $0.56 and $0.58 as investors position for upside in the software giant. MSFT fell 0.39 percent to $26.51.

Bank of America (BAC): More than 26,000 March 109 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.67, as investors look for the financial stock to rally. BAC fell 0.71 percent to $9.79.

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (MDRX): Some 10,000 December 11 calls were purchased for $1.10 and a matching number of March 13 calls were sold for $0.775. The trade was probably done against a long position in the shares, with the contracts rolled higher. MDRX is unchanged at $11.12.

LeapFrog Enterprises (LF): Some 10,000 March 7.50 puts were bought, mostly for $0.65, as investors look for downside in the maker of educational toys. LF fell 3.18 percent to $8.82.

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