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September 6, 2013  Fri 10:34 AM CT

WFT: 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.

Weatherford International (WFT): An investor closed a long position in 6,000 September 14 calls for $1.59 and purchased 9,000 of the November 15s for $1.25, looking for additional gains in the energy servicer. WFT rose 0.38 percent to $15.67.

Pfizer (PFE): More than 26,000 September 30 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.04, as investors cheaply position for upside in the pharmaceutical giant. PFE rose 0.04 percent to $28.28.

Walgreen (WAG): Some 14,500 September 52.50 calls were purchased for $0.10 as investors look for the pharmacy stock to rally. WAG fell 0.26 percent to $50.06.
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