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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: WDC, GS, CTSH


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Western Digital Corp (Symbol: WDC), where a total of 26,670 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 64.4% of WDC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 4.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike put option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 2,704 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 270,400 underlying shares of WDC. Below is a chart showing WDC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (Symbol: GS) saw options trading volume of 17,708 contracts, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares or approximately 63.7% of GS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $250 strike call option expiring December 08, 2017 , with 3,031 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 303,100 underlying shares of GS. Below is a chart showing GS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (Symbol: CTSH) saw options trading volume of 18,979 contracts, representing approximately 1.9 million underlying shares or approximately 55.1% of CTSH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike put option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 13,514 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares of CTSH. Below is a chart showing CTSH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for WDC options , GS options , or CTSH 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: WDC , GS , CTSH


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