Largest option trades in equities

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.

Xoma (XOMA): Some 3,000 September 5 calls were bought, mostly for $1.20 and $1.25, as investors look for the drug developer to rebound. XOMA rose 4.04 percent to $4.12.

Reynolds American (RAI): An investor rolled a long position in the April 55 calls to the May 55s, paying a net $1.42. He or she now has an additional month of upside exposure to the cigarette maker and will also be long through earnings on April 23. RAI fell 0.51 percent to $54.46.

Freescale Semiconductor (FSL): An investor sold 5,700 June 25 puts, most of which priced for $2.20, looking for the chip maker to hold its recent gains. FSL rose 0.17 percent to $23.95.



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