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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: WST, OLED, CF


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (Symbol: WST), where a total volume of 2,269 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 226,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 54.6% of WST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 415,930 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of WST. Below is a chart showing WST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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Universal Display Corp (Symbol: OLED) options are showing a volume of 3,458 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 345,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 54.6% of OLED's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 633,040 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $110 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 541 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 54,100 underlying shares of OLED. Below is a chart showing OLED's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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And CF Industries Holdings Inc (Symbol: CF) saw options trading volume of 12,277 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 51.5% of CF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $40 strike put option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 2,601 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 260,100 underlying shares of CF. Below is a chart showing CF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for WST options , OLED options , or CF options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: WST , OLED , CF



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