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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.

Hain Celestial (HAIN): Traders bought 8,500 May 40 calls for $3.65 to $3.75, looking for upside in the share price. HAIN rose 2.49 percent to $39.88.

CenterPoint Energy (CNP): About 4,600 January 17.50 calls were purchased for $0.25 to $0.60 as investors positioned for a rally in the Houston-based utility stock. CNP rose 4.89 percent to $16.93. (See full post on InsideOptions Pro)

Prudential Financial (PRU): About 3,300 December 85 calls were bought for $0.64 but volume was below open interest at the strike. PRU fell 2.23 percent to $81.93.

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