U.S. Markets closed

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.

Rite Aid (RAD): Almost 26,000 January 3.50 calls were purchased as investors continue to look for upside in the high-flying pharmacy chain. RAD is up 16 percent to $4.30.

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ): Almost 23,000 October 23 calls were bought, mostly for $0.29, as investors look for the computer maker to push higher. HPQ fell 1.10 percent to 21.26.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT): A block of 10,000 January 20 calls was sold for $3.30 and rolled to the January 24 calls, which were bought for $1.25. The investor collected a credit of $2.05 and stands to keep profiting if shares continue to advance. GT rose 0.32 percent to $22.24.

More From optionMONSTER