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.
EMC (EMC): More than 17,000 July 28 calls were bought, mostly for $0.15, as investors look for upside in the cloud-computing stock. EMC fell 0.75 percent to $26.57.
Steel Dynamics (STLD): Some 2,900 November 17 calls were bought, mostly for $1.30, as investors look for upside in the metal company. STLD rose 1.60 percent to $17.27.
Dollar General (DG): More than 5,000 weekly 53 puts expiring next Friday, June 6, were sold as investors look for the discount retailer to hold its ground. Most of them priced for $1.15. DG fell 0.93 percent to $53. (See related story )
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