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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: PII, BMY, ACGL


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Polaris Industries Inc. (Symbol: PII), where a total volume of 3,600 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 360,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 55.9% of PII's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 643,955 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $120 strike put option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 1,020 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 102,000 underlying shares of PII. Below is a chart showing PII's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (Symbol: BMY) saw options trading volume of 25,240 contracts, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares or approximately 55.9% of BMY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $61.50 strike put option expiring December 08, 2017 , with 4,503 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 450,300 underlying shares of BMY. Below is a chart showing BMY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $61.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Arch Capital Group Ltd (Symbol: ACGL) options are showing a volume of 2,515 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 251,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 51.5% of ACGL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 488,795 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 2,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 250,000 underlying shares of ACGL. Below is a chart showing ACGL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for PII options , BMY options , or ACGL 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: PII , BMY , ACGL


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