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Notable Friday Option Activity: HAL, CLX, BLK


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Halliburton Company (Symbol: HAL), where a total of 40,651 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 4.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 43.4% of HAL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 9.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 10,020 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of HAL. Below is a chart showing HAL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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Clorox Co (Symbol: CLX) options are showing a volume of 3,980 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 398,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.7% of CLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 955,500 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $147 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 982 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 98,200 underlying shares of CLX. Below is a chart showing CLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $147 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Blackrock Inc (Symbol: BLK) saw options trading volume of 3,987 contracts, representing approximately 398,700 underlying shares or approximately 41.3% of BLK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 964,445 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $560 strike call option expiring November 23, 2018 , with 198 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 19,800 underlying shares of BLK. Below is a chart showing BLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $560 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for HAL options , CLX options , or BLK options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: HAL , CLX , BLK



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