Notable Friday Option Activity: FINL, X, HALO


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Finish Line, Inc. (Symbol: FINL), where a total volume of 6,391 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 639,100 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.1% of FINL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $14 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 3,370 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 337,000 underlying shares of FINL. Below is a chart showing FINL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $14 strike highlighted in orange:

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United States Steel Corp. (Symbol: X) saw options trading volume of 94,219 contracts, representing approximately 9.4 million underlying shares or approximately 42.1% of X's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 22.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $21.50 strike call option expiring June 23, 2017 , with 8,608 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 860,800 underlying shares of X. Below is a chart showing X's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $21.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Halozyme Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: HALO) options are showing a volume of 5,783 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 578,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.4% of HALO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $13 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 3,543 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 354,300 underlying shares of HALO. Below is a chart showing HALO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $13 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for FINL options , X options , or HALO options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: FINL , X , HALO


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