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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: CSTE, HD, GBT


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Caesarstone Ltd (Symbol: CSTE), where a total of 1,135 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 113,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 47.1% of CSTE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 241,200 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike put option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 1,125 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 112,500 underlying shares of CSTE. Below is a chart showing CSTE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Home Depot Inc (Symbol: HD) saw options trading volume of 30,024 contracts, representing approximately 3.0 million underlying shares or approximately 46.9% of HD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $172.50 strike call option expiring November 23, 2018 , with 2,673 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 267,300 underlying shares of HD. Below is a chart showing HD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $172.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Global Blood Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: GBT) saw options trading volume of 4,749 contracts, representing approximately 474,900 underlying shares or approximately 46.9% of GBT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 2,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 201,000 underlying shares of GBT. Below is a chart showing GBT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CSTE options , HD options , or GBT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CSTE , HD , GBT



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