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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: PDCE, WFC, CSTE


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in PDC Energy Inc (Symbol: PDCE), where a total of 5,382 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 538,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 67% of PDCE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 803,545 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 2,451 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 245,100 underlying shares of PDCE. Below is a chart showing PDCE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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Wells Fargo & Co. (Symbol: WFC) options are showing a volume of 130,322 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 13.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 66.5% of WFC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 19.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 42,791 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 4.3 million underlying shares of WFC. Below is a chart showing WFC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Caesarstone Ltd (Symbol: CSTE) saw options trading volume of 990 contracts, representing approximately 99,000 underlying shares or approximately 65.7% of CSTE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 150,735 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 511 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 51,100 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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For the various different available expirations for PDCE options , WFC options , or CSTE options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: PDCE , WFC , CSTE



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