Largest option trades in equities


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.

Molina Healthcare (MOH): An investor sold 3,000 June 40 calls for $4 and rolled his or her position into the December 45 calls, which they bought for $2.20. The transaction freed up $1.80 of capital and provided another six months of upside exposure to the health-services provider. MOH rose 0.66 percent to $44.37.

Steel Dynamics (STLD): An investor sold 3,100 June 18 calls, probably exiting a long position ahead of expiration on Friday. STLD rose 2.76 percent to $17.86.

iShares China Large-Cap Fund (FXI): An investor bought 20,000 November 35 puts for $1.01, bracing for a pullback in the country's stock prices. FXI fell 0.07 percent to $38.

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