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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.

SPDR Select Technology Fund (XLK): Some 14,500 January 35 calls were bought, mostly for $0.30 and $0.31, as investors look for the sector to rally over the next month. XLK rose 1.04 percent to $34.56.

KKR (KKR): A block of 7,300 January 2015 30 calls were bought for $1.15 and 4,300 of the January 2015 27 calls were sold for $1.75 as a bullish trade was rolled higher in price and increased in size. KKR rose 1.55 percent to $25.37. (See related story )

ADT (ADT): Almost 2,500 April 42 calls were bought for $1.45 and $1.50 as investors look for upside in the share price. ADT rose 1.93 percent to $39.55.

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