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Largest option buying 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.

Micron (MU): Some 26,000 January 2015 15 calls were purchased, mostly for $2.27. The January 2015 25s were also bought for $0.46. Both trades reflect long-term bullish sentiment toward the memory-chip maker. MU rose 0.77 percent to $13.17.

Intel (INTC): A block of 19,000 September 25 calls was purchased for $0.52 as investors look for the chip maker to rally. INTC rose 0.79 percent to $24.13.

Metlife (MET): More than 5,000 January 30 puts were bought, mostly for $0.29, but volume is below open interest at the strike. MET fell 0.70 percent to $48.20.

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