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.
Noble Energy (NBL): Some 5,500 November 77.50 calls were bought, mostly for $3.80, as investors look for upside in the oil driller. NBL rose 0.21 percent to $76.50.
Brunswick (BC): Some 5,000 August 41 calls were sold, mostly for $2.20, as investors bet that upside will be limited in the maker of speedboats and bowling balls. BC fell 1.04 percent to $42.05.
HCA (HCA): An investor sold 3,000 January 43 puts for $0.65 and $0.60, looking for the hospital operator to hold its ground. HCA rose 1 percent to $56.65.
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