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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.

SandRidge Energy (SD): Volume surged in the June 9 calls, which were bought for $0.14, and the April 5 puts, bought for $0.32. SD is down 5.20 percent to $5.65.

Texas Instruments (TXN): Some 24,000 January 35 calls were purchased for $2.50 as investors position for a long-term rally in the semiconductor stock. TXN is unchanged at $34.18.

Facebook (FB): Some 9,400 April 26 puts were bought for $0.89 as investors brace for a pullback in the social-networking company. FB rose 1.40 percent to $27.51.

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