Largest option trades in equities
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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.
Weatherford International (WFT): An investor closed a long position in 6,000 September 14 calls for $1.59 and purchased 9,000 of the November 15s for $1.25, looking for additional gains in the energy servicer. WFT rose 0.38 percent to $15.67.
Pfizer (PFE): More than 26,000 September 30 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.04, as investors cheaply position for upside in the pharmaceutical giant. PFE rose 0.04 percent to $28.28.
Walgreen (WAG): Some 14,500 September 52.50 calls were purchased for $0.10 as investors look for the pharmacy stock to rally. WAG fell 0.26 percent to $50.06.
Weatherford draws heavy call selling
August 22, 2016
The oilfield-services provider is up 19 percent in the last three months, but A huge trade is betting that upside potential is limited.
Investor is betting on Weatherford ceiling
August 11, 2016
A large call seller apparently believes that upside potential will be limited in the oilfield-services provider for the next three weeks.
Is Weatherford headed lower?
August 1, 2016
The activity comes with crude oil near its lowest level in almost four months.