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June 23, 2014  Mon 10:30 AM CT

ALU: 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.

Alcatel-Lucent (ALU): Some 11,600 January 3.83 calls were bought for $0.70 as investors look for upside in the stock price. ALU rose 3.50 percent to $3.70.

American Capital (ACAS): Some 3,000 August 16 calls were bought, mostly for $0.20, as investors look for upside in the share price. ACAS rose 0.61 percent to $14.96.

NorthStar Realty Finance (NRF): Some 10,000 August 17 puts were sold for $0.75 and $0.80 as investors look for the stock to hold its ground. NRF fell 0.53 percent to $16.75.
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