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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.

PPL (PPL): Almost 36,000 July 34 calls were sold for $0.25 as an investor bet against a rally in the utility stock. PPL fell 0.92 percent to $33.41.

iShares U.S. Home Construction Fund (ITB): An investor sold 17,343 weekly 23 calls expiring on June 27 for $1.25 and bought the same-strike contracts expiring July 25 for $1.53, rolling a bullish position forward in time at a cost of $0.28. ITB fell 0.25 percent to $24.17.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW): More than 9,0000 July 62.50 calls have traded for $0.60 to $0.65 as investors look for upside in the transportation company. CHRW fell 0.03 percent to $61.89. (See related post on InsideOptions Pro)

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