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Notable Friday Option Activity: URI, FAST, UPS


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in United Rentals Inc (Symbol: URI), where a total of 6,992 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 699,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 48.3% of URI's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $139 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 1,400 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 140,000 underlying shares of URI. Below is a chart showing URI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $139 strike highlighted in orange:

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Fastenal Co. (Symbol: FAST) options are showing a volume of 10,605 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.8% of FAST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $48 strike call option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 4,240 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 424,000 underlying shares of FAST. Below is a chart showing FAST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $48 strike highlighted in orange:

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And United Parcel Service Inc (Symbol: UPS) saw options trading volume of 11,968 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 46.3% of UPS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $112 strike call option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 3,419 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 341,900 underlying shares of UPS. Below is a chart showing UPS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $112 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for URI options , FAST options , or UPS 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: URI , FAST , UPS


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