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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: CSTE, HFC, CACC


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Caesarstone Ltd (Symbol: CSTE), where a total volume of 2,479 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 247,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 104% of CSTE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 238,260 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $27.50 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 1,128 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 112,800 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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HollyFrontier Corp (Symbol: HFC) options are showing a volume of 22,878 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 84.8% of HFC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 3,002 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,200 underlying shares of HFC. Below is a chart showing HFC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Credit Acceptance Corp (Symbol: CACC) saw options trading volume of 1,450 contracts, representing approximately 145,000 underlying shares or approximately 56.9% of CACC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 254,725 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $320 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 537 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 53,700 underlying shares of CACC. Below is a chart showing CACC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $320 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CSTE options , HFC options , or CACC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CSTE , HFC , CACC


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