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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: HXL, ZEUS, LEA


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Hexcel Corp. (Symbol: HXL), where a total of 10,292 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 243.7% of HXL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 422,375 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 3,142 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 314,200 underlying shares of HXL. Below is a chart showing HXL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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Olympic Steel Inc. (Symbol: ZEUS) saw options trading volume of 1,741 contracts, representing approximately 174,100 underlying shares or approximately 149.9% of ZEUS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 116,115 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 870 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 87,000 underlying shares of ZEUS. Below is a chart showing ZEUS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Lear Corp. (Symbol: LEA) options are showing a volume of 3,293 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 329,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 83.5% of LEA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 394,425 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $170 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 1,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 101,000 underlying shares of LEA. Below is a chart showing LEA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $170 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for HXL options , ZEUS options , or LEA 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: HXL , ZEUS , LEA


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