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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: TWX, HLT, UA


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Time Warner Inc (Symbol: TWX), where a total of 32,705 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.3 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 69.4% of TWX's average daily trading volume over the past month of 4.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $97.50 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 10,110 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of TWX. Below is a chart showing TWX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $97.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (Symbol: HLT) options are showing a volume of 15,414 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 61.8% of HLT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $87.50 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 5,832 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 583,200 underlying shares of HLT. Below is a chart showing HLT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $87.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Under Armour Inc (Symbol: UA) options are showing a volume of 17,854 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.8 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53.8% of UA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 5,931 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 593,100 underlying shares of UA. Below is a chart showing UA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for TWX options , HLT options , or UA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: HLT , UA


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