Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: CDK, EXP, WLK


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in CDK Global Inc (Symbol: CDK), where a total of 3,706 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 370,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 45.1% of CDK's average daily trading volume over the past month of 821,225 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 2,824 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 282,400 underlying shares of CDK. Below is a chart showing CDK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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Eagle Materials Inc (Symbol: EXP) saw options trading volume of 3,271 contracts, representing approximately 327,100 underlying shares or approximately 44.5% of EXP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 735,370 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 3,014 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 301,400 underlying shares of EXP. Below is a chart showing EXP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Westlake Chemical Corp (Symbol: WLK) options are showing a volume of 3,305 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 330,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.8% of WLK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 790,060 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 3,115 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 311,500 underlying shares of WLK. Below is a chart showing WLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CDK options , EXP options , or WLK options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CDK , EXP , WLK


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