Largest option trades in equities
David Russell | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Short-term bulls target Microsoft
November 18, 2014
The software giant has beaten earnings and revenue estimates for the last six quarterly reports, and traders are looking for shares to pop this week.
Huge bearish play hits Microsoft
November 7, 2014
The software giant has run up from support and recent lows in the last three weeks, but its option activity was dominated by a huge put trade yesterday.