U.S. Markets close in 4 hrs 18 mins

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.

BRE Properties REIT (BRE): Almost 10,000 January 55 calls were purchased for $0.40 as investors position for upside in the share price. BRE fell 0.48 percent to $47.76.

Baxter International (BAX): A block of 5,000 April 60 calls was sold for $6.65 against open interest and 5,500 April 70 calls were purchased for $1.62 as an investor rolled a long position from one contract to the higher strike. BAX fell 0.49 percent to $65.49.

Research In Motion (RIMM): Some 5,800 January 10 puts traded, mostly for $0.89, but volume was below open interest at the strike. RIMM rose 1.45 percent to $10.88.




More From optionMONSTER