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March 14, 2013  Thu 10:23 AM CT

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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.

Rite-Aid (RAD): More than 21,000 April 2 calls were bought, mostly for $0.10 and $0.15, as investors look for upside in the drugstore owner. RAD rose 3.71 percent to $1.82.

Seagate Technology (STX): More than 10,000 April 39 calls were bought, mostly for $0.59, as investors look for upside in the maker of computer disk drives. STX rose 1.15 percent to $35.72.

Yamana Gold (AUY): More than 10,000 July 15 calls were sold, mostly for $0.75, as investors see little upside in the share price. They also bought the July 17 calls, either hedging the 15s or rolling a short position lower. AUY fell 0.14 percent to $14.20.

Morgan Stanley (MS): More than 60,000 March 22.50 puts were bought, mostly for $0.12, as investors position for downside in the share price. MS fell 0.22 percent to $22.73.

Aetna (AET): Some 23,000 April 47 calls were sold for $0.24 against open interest and an equal number of April 50 puts was bought for $0.87 as an investor rolled a protective position higher. AET fell 0.80 percent to $51.05.
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