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Notable Monday Option Activity: ED, SPLK, SSYS


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Consolidated Edison Inc (Symbol: ED), where a total of 11,494 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 77.9% of ED's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 3,045 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 304,500 underlying shares of ED. Below is a chart showing ED's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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Splunk Inc (Symbol: SPLK) options are showing a volume of 10,144 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 68.8% of SPLK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $72.50 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 2,603 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 260,300 underlying shares of SPLK. Below is a chart showing SPLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $72.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Stratasys, Ltd. (Symbol: SSYS) options are showing a volume of 6,975 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 697,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 63.3% of SSYS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 3,572 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 357,200 underlying shares of SSYS. Below is a chart showing SSYS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ED options , SPLK options , or SSYS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: ED , SPLK , SSYS


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