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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: IQV, MSG, CLD


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in IQVIA Holdings Inc (Symbol: IQV), where a total of 18,966 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.9 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 134.7% of IQV's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $130 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 18,078 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares of IQV. Below is a chart showing IQV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:

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Madison Square Garden Co (Symbol: MSG) options are showing a volume of 4,053 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 405,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 131.3% of MSG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 308,715 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $330 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 2,518 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 251,800 underlying shares of MSG. Below is a chart showing MSG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $330 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cloud Peak Energy Inc (Symbol: CLD) options are showing a volume of 4,712 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 471,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 130% of CLD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 362,580 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $5 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 3,288 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 328,800 underlying shares of CLD. Below is a chart showing CLD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for IQV options , MSG options , or CLD options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: IQV , MSG , CLD



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