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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