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.
Microsoft (MSFT): Some 20,000 January 2016 40 calls were bought for $2.07 as investors look for long-term upside in the software giant. MSFT fell 2.50 percent to $32.80.
Pfizer (PFE): Some 6,000 January 2015 30 calls were purchased for $1.82 as traders look for the drug maker to keep climbing. PFE rose 0.66 percent to $29.03.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT): Large blocks traded in the January 18 calls and the January 22 calls, but volume was below open interest at both strikes. GT rose 0.18 percent to $22.27.
Big show of support for Microsoft
October 21, 2014
The software giant reports earnings on Thursday, and traders are looking for shares to hold firm through mid-November.
Huge show of support for Microsoft
October 16, 2014
The software giant fell below its 50- and 100-day moving averages in the last week as the broader market sold off, but it is now at a level where it bounced in early August.