Largest option trades in equities

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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.

Fluor (FLR):  An investor sold 2,000 January 72.50 puts for $0.70, looking for the construction company to hold its ground or climb through early next year. FLR rose 0.67 percent to $78.33. (See related story )

Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV): An investor sold 5,000 January 2015 5 calls and bought 300,000 shares in a delta-neutral strategy that will benefit from lower volatility in the homebuilder over time. HOV fell 1.17 percent to $5.07.

XL Capital (XL): Some 5,200 January 32 calls were sold, mostly for $0.32, as investors anticipate limited upside in the financial stock. XL declined 1.92 percent to $31.38.



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