Largest option trades in equities


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.

iShares MSCI Italy ETF (EWI): Volume surged in the March 15 calls and the March 16 calls as an investor rolled a winning position to the higher strike, collecting $0.45 in the process. EWI rose 1.15 percent to $14.93.

Ambac Financial (:AMBC): Some 6,100 February 20 calls were purchased for $1.10 as investors positioned for upside in the share price. AMBC fell 8.19 percent to $15.35.

Seadrill (SDRL): A block o 3,900 October 47 puts was sold for $2.40 and an equal number of November 45s was bought for $1.70 as a protective position was rolled down in price and out in time. SDRL fell 1.30 percent to $44.66.

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