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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.

Baker Hughes (BHI): Some 5,000 April 52.50 calls were bought for $2.35, along with 5,000 April 60 calls for $0.58, as investors position for a rally. The trade continues an almost-constant drumbeat of bullish activity in the energy sector.BHI is unchanged at $49.42.

Denbury Resources (DNR): More than 2,700 November 19 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.40, as investors look for upside in the oil driller. DNR rose 0.38 percent to $18.28.

Big Lots (BIG): More than 5,200 October 37.50 calls were bought, mostly for $0.85, as investors look for continued upside in the share price. BIG rose 0.65 percent to $37.43.

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