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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.

Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO): Volume surged in the January 110 calls and the February 115 calls as an investor rolled a bullish position up in price and out in time. TMO rose 1.24 percent to $113.70.

AngloGold Ashanti (AU): More than 5,000 April 10 puts were bought, mostly for $0.60, as traders position for downside in the share price. AU fell 2.10 percent to $11.64.

Ebix (EBIX): A block of 2,500 of the March 14 puts were bought for $1.70, as investors brace for a drop in the share price. EBIX fell 2.29 percent to $14.48.

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