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Notable option activity in equities

Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with unusual option activity on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.

H&R Block (HRB): A block of 12,500 July 34 calls was sold for $0.40 and 10,000 January 34 calls were bought for $1.60. Volume was below open interest in the nearer-dated contracts, which indicates an existing position was rolled forward in time. HRB rose 0.08 percent to $31.89.

Transcanada (TRP): Some 5,900 August 45 calls were bought, mostly for $0.85, as investors looked for upside in the pipeline stock. TRP rose 0.82 percent to $43.10.

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK): Traders amassed 4,400 July 105 calls, mostly for $1.25, looking for the shares to rally. SWK rose 0.68 percent to $103.53. (InsideOptions Pro post here )

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