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.
Big put buying hits Weatherford
November 19, 2015
The oilfield-services provider rose after reporting mixed results on Oct. 21, but a large put buyer is targeting a time frame that covers the next quarterly release.
Weatherford sees downside trades
November 16, 2015
The oilfield-service provider reported mixed quarterly results on Oct. 21 and is now in the middle of a range that has been in place since the lows of September.
Short-term bulls like Weatherford
November 4, 2015
The oilfield-service provider has rallied 18 percent in the last month as energy names have rebounded, and traders are looking to ride the bullish momentum.