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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.

CenterPoint Energy (CNP): Some 20,000 May 25 calls were bought, mostly for $0.60, as investors look for the utility stock to rally. CNP rose 2.18 percent to $23.93.

Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM): An investor sold 3,800 April 17.50 calls for $1.95 to $2.05 and rolled their position to the April 20 calls, which were bought for $0.35 to $0.40. TSM rose 0.05 percent to $19.44.

Iridium Communications (IRDM): Some 6,000 July 10 calls were bought, mostly for $0.25 to $0.30, as investors look for upside in the share price. IRDM rose 1.40 percent to $7.49.

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