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Largest option trades in equities

Mike Yamamoto (mike.yamamoto@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.

Akamai Technologies (AKAM): An investor sold about 7,800 February 48 calls for $2.95 and bought a similar number of May 52.50s, rolling a position forward in time and higher in price. AKAM fell 0.26 percent to $49.05.

ARM Holdings (ARMH): Some 8,400 February 48 puts were sold for $1.75 as an investor looked for the semiconductor stock to hold support. ARMH fell 3.46 percent to $48.58. (See related story )

Alcatel Lucent (ALU): Some 10,000 June 3.83 calls were sold. Volume was below open interest, so the trader might have been exiting an existing long position. ALU fell 2.63 percent to $4.08.

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