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Notable option activity in equity names

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

Market Vectors Oil Services Fund (OIH): Some 2,500 January 2017 25 puts was sold for $2.77 as an investor bet further downside will be limited. OIH rose 0.34 percent to $26.68.

Applied Materials (AMAT): A block of 20,000 January 22 calls traded, mostly for $0.01, but volume was below open interest at the strike. AMAT rose 1.58 percent to $19.30.

Medivation (MDVN): More than 2,200 January 62 calls were bought, mostly for $0.26, as traders looked for a rally in the biotech stock. MDVN fell 0.27 percent to $47.85.

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