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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: BLL, HSY, ISRG


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Ball Corp (Symbol: BLL), where a total volume of 14,605 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.5 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 49.4% of BLL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $37.50 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 7,001 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 700,100 underlying shares of BLL. Below is a chart showing BLL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Hershey Company (Symbol: HSY) saw options trading volume of 6,816 contracts, representing approximately 681,600 underlying shares or approximately 47.3% of HSY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $92 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 2,250 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 225,000 underlying shares of HSY. Below is a chart showing HSY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $92 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Intuitive Surgical Inc (Symbol: ISRG) saw options trading volume of 4,530 contracts, representing approximately 453,000 underlying shares or approximately 46.2% of ISRG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 980,815 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $455 strike put option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 862 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 86,200 underlying shares of ISRG. Below is a chart showing ISRG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $455 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for BLL options , HSY options , or ISRG 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: BLL , HSY , ISRG


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