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Notable Thursday Option Activity: STMP, FDX, CSTE


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Stamps.com Inc. (Symbol: STMP), where a total volume of 1,926 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 192,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 57.6% of STMP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 334,240 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $250 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 291 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 29,100 underlying shares of STMP. Below is a chart showing STMP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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FedEx Corp (Symbol: FDX) saw options trading volume of 9,746 contracts, representing approximately 974,600 underlying shares or approximately 57% of FDX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $270 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 373 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 37,300 underlying shares of FDX. Below is a chart showing FDX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $270 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Caesarstone Ltd (Symbol: CSTE) options are showing a volume of 1,818 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 181,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 56.1% of CSTE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 323,790 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 570 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 57,000 underlying shares of CSTE. Below is a chart showing CSTE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for STMP options , FDX options , or CSTE 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: STMP , FDX , CSTE



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