Options Trading News

April 9, 2013  Tue 10:34 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.

Dell (DELL): Some 32,750 January 2015 15 calls were bought for $0.59 and $0.63 as investors position for long-term gains in the share price. DELL rose 0.16 percent to $14.22.

Hologic (HOLX): Some 7,800 May 24 calls were bought for $0.15 to $0.20 as traders anticipate a rally by the middle of next month. HOLX fell 0.09 percent to $21.63.

Vale (VALE): A block of 6,000 June 18 puts was bought for $1.20 but volume was barely half open interest at the strike. VALE rose 4.34 percent to $18.16.
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