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November 13, 2013  Wed 10:32 AM CT

MTW: 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.

Manitowoc (MTW): More than 16,000 January 2015 30 calls were purchased for $0.85 to $0.90 as investors look for long-term upside in the share price. MTW rose 0.11 percent to $18.94.

Leap Wireless (LEAP): Volume surged in the November 16 calls and the January 16 calls. Volume was below open interest in both, suggesting that a long calendar spread was closed. LEAP fell 0.31 percent to $16.08.

Family Dollar (FDO): More than 3,000 January 70 calls were purchased, mostly for $2.70, as investors look for the discount retailer to push higher. FDO fell 0.33 percent to $68.47.
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