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Largest option trades in equities

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.

CH Robinson Worldwide (CHRW): Some 5,300 5,000 February 57.50 calls were purchased, mostly for $2.20, against open interest of 3,101 contracts. CHRW rose 1.39 percent to $58.55.

Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM): Some 4,500 May 29 puts were bought for $2.15, as investors look for downside in the semiconductor stock. MXIM rose 0.53 percent to $28.39.

Synovus Financial (SNV): Some 2,100 January 3.50 calls were bought, mostly for $0.30. Volume was below open interest, so traders may have been closing short positions to avoid losing their shares as the stock rallies. SNV rose 4.21 percent to $3.71.

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