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May 7, 2013  Tue 10:27 AM CT

FB: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES
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.

Facebook (FB): More than 14,000 June 32 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.08, as investors position for upside in the social-media stock. FB declined 1.18 percent to $27.25.

Boeing (BA): Volume surged in the May 77.50 calls as traders sought to capture the plane maker's quarterly dividend. BA rose 0.72 percent to $94.87.

Intel (INTC): Some 10,000 June 24 puts were bought, mostly for $0.60, as traders brace for a pullback in the semiconductor name. INTC rose 0.71 percent to $24.08.

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