Options Trading News

March 17, 2014  Mon 10:27 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.

Sprint (S): An investor bought 15,000 May 9 calls for $0.68 and sold 30,000 May 11 calls for $0.17. Known as a ratio spread, the trade will earn a maximum profit of 488 percent on a rally to $11 by expiration. He or she probably owns shares as well. S fell 1.48 percent to $8.65.

Stillwater Mining (SWC): An investor bought 10,000 April 15 calls for $1.10, looking for the precious-metals stock to keep running. SWC fell 2.33 percent to $15.33.

InvenSense (INVN): Almost 8,000 March 22.50 calls were bought, along with 2,000 April 21 calls, as investors look for upside in the share price. INVN rose 4.87 percent to $22.40.
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