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August 22, 2014  Fri 10:29 AM CT

Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with unusual option activity on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.

Workday (WDAY): Traders purchased more than 3,500 Weekly 87 puts expiring on Sept. 26, most of which priced for $4.80 to $4.90. The activity may be protective with quarterly results due after the closing bell next Wednesday. WDAY rose 0.21 percent to $87.99.

Liberty Interactive (LINTA): Some 4,800 January 31 calls were bought for $1 to $1.15 as investors look for upside in the global e-commerce company. LINTA rose 0.44 percent to $29.39.

Zions Bancorp (ZION): More than 3,600 September 30 calls traded for $0.20 to $0.36, but volume was below open interest at the strike. ZION fell 0.10 percent to $28.98.
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