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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.

Mechel (MTL): Investors sold the October 2 calls for $0.30 and the June 2 calls for $0.15, wagering that is there little upside in the Russian steelmaker. MTL rose 1.59 percent to $1.86.

Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA): A block of 5,300 January 2016 calls were bought for $2.15 as investors position for a long-term rally in the entertainment company. FOXA fell 0.64 percent to $32.59.

SPDR Industrial Sector Fund (XLI): Some 25,000 June 46 puts were bought for $0.14 and $0.15 as investors brace for downside in the industrial sector. XLI rose 0.49 percent to $53.19.

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