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.

Ultra Petroleum (UPL): A block of 10,500 May 32 calls were bought for $0.50 as investors look for upside in the oil driller. UPL is down 0.23 percent to $30.15.

Sinclair Broadcasting (SBGI): Some 5,800 May 30 calls were sold for $0.60 and $0.55. Volume was below open interest so the investor likely unloaded an existing position. SBGI rose 0.04 percent to $27.87.

Rio Tinto (RIO): More than 5,000 October 45 puts were bought, mostly for $1.25, as investors brace for downside in the metals stock. RIO rose 0.48 percent to $54.93.

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