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.

Williams (WMB): An investor purchased about 20,000 January 35 calls for $0.77 and sold a matching number of January 37 calls for $0.30. Known as a bullish call spread, the position will expand to $2 if the pipeline stock closes at or above $37 on expiration. WMB fell 0.49 percent to $34.17.

Nabors Industries (NBR): Some 8,000 March 18 calls were bought, mostly for $0.34 and $0.35, as investors look for the energy-drilling stock to rally into the spring. NBR rose 0.71 percent to $15.56.

Yingli Green Energy (YGE): Some 5,500 January 5 calls were bought, mostly for $0.30 to $0.35, as investors look for a rally in the share price. YGE rose 3.01 percent to $4.45.



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