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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: UHS, KSS, CMI


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Universal Health Services, Inc. (Symbol: UHS), where a total of 3,715 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 371,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 53.2% of UHS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 698,680 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $120 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 3,320 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 332,000 underlying shares of UHS. Below is a chart showing UHS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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Kohl's Corp. (Symbol: KSS) saw options trading volume of 24,704 contracts, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares or approximately 47.9% of KSS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $71.50 strike put option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 6,050 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 605,000 underlying shares of KSS. Below is a chart showing KSS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $71.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cummins, Inc. (Symbol: CMI) options are showing a volume of 6,047 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 604,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.6% of CMI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $145 strike put option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 2,120 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 212,000 underlying shares of CMI. Below is a chart showing CMI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $145 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for UHS options , KSS options , or CMI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: UHS , KSS , CMI



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