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September 25, 2012  Tue 10:26 AM CT

optionMONSTER's ActionTracker top option trades for individual equities

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.

Activision Blizzard (ATVI): An investor is implementing a large bullish strategy on the videogame maker. He or she bought 30,000 February 15 calls for $0.12 and 15,000 February 13 calls for $0.50. They financed the purchase by selling 15,000 February 10 puts for $0.21. ATVI fell 1.16 percent to $11.92.

Pfizer (PFE): More than 11,000 December 26 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.25 to $0.28, as traders look for upside in the pharma giant. PFE rose 1.52 percent to $25.13.

ARM Holdings (ARMH): An investor bought 6,000 November 28 puts for $1.30 and sold an equal number of November 31 calls for $0.40. They paid $0.90 and will now profit from downside in the share price while being forced to sell above $31. ARMH rose 2.61 percent to $28.46.
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