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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: EHTH, CSTE, PXLW


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in eHealth Inc (Symbol: EHTH), where a total volume of 766 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 76,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 66.5% of EHTH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 115,155 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 434 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 43,400 underlying shares of EHTH. Below is a chart showing EHTH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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Caesarstone Ltd (Symbol: CSTE) saw options trading volume of 691 contracts, representing approximately 69,100 underlying shares or approximately 64.3% of CSTE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 107,495 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $27.50 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 554 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 55,400 underlying shares of CSTE. Below is a chart showing CSTE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Pixelworks Inc (Symbol: PXLW) options are showing a volume of 1,585 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 158,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 61.9% of PXLW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 255,990 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $5 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of PXLW. Below is a chart showing PXLW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for EHTH options , CSTE options , or PXLW options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: EHTH , CSTE , PXLW



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