Largest option trades in equities

David Russell (david.russell@optionmonster.com)

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.

Cabot Oil & Gas (COG): Almost 4,000 October 35 puts were bought for $0.50 as investors brace for a decline in the energy driller. COG fell 1.33 percent to $35.70.

Monster Beverage (MNST): Almost 2,500 November 55 calls were bought for $1.55 as investors look for upside in the share price. MNST fell 0.69 percent to $51.86.

Health Management Associates (HMA): A block of 3,000 October 13 calls was sold in the hospital operator for $0.15. HMA rose 0.62 percent to $12.99.

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