Largest option buying in equities so far

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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.

Manitowoc (MTW): An even 8,000 January 22 calls were purchased for $1.75 as an investor rolled a long position from the September 22 calls. He or she increased the size and extended the duration, looking for continued upside in the share price. MTW fell 1.07 percent to $20.39.

Facebook (FB): Some 29,000 August 30 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.22, as investors look for upside in the social-media stock. FB rose 0.21 percent to $26.10.

Liberty Global (LBTYA): A block of 10,000 October 85 calls was purchased for $2.40 but volume was below open interest at the strike. LBTYA fell 1.38 percent to $80.24.



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