Options Trading News

January 15, 2013  Tue 10:29 AM CT

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.

Bank of America (BAC): An investor bought 20,000 May 12 calls for $0.65, looking for the stock to rally in coming months. BAC rose 1.22 percent to $11.61.

Kinross Gold (KGC): More than 32,000 February 9 calls were bought, mostly for $0.71 to $0.88, as investors position for upside in the Canadian gold miner. KGC rose 2.33 percent to $9.66.

Ford Motor (F): Almost 6,800 January 2014 12 puts were bought for $0.88, but volume was far below open interest at the strike. F rose 1.29 percent to $14.17.

Sprint Nextel (S): Almost 12,000 January 6 puts were bought for $0.38 as investors position for downside in the stock. S fell 0.79 percent to $5.65.

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