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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: BLK, IBM, MCD


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Blackrock Inc (Symbol: BLK), where a total of 2,293 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 229,300 underlying shares. That amounts to about 43.4% of BLK's average daily trading volume over the past month of 528,395 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $400 strike put option expiring June 29, 2018 , with 300 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 30,000 underlying shares of BLK. Below is a chart showing BLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $400 strike highlighted in orange:

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International Business Machines Corp (Symbol: IBM) saw options trading volume of 17,369 contracts, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares or approximately 41% of IBM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $138 strike put option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 1,171 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 117,100 underlying shares of IBM. Below is a chart showing IBM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $138 strike highlighted in orange:

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And McDonald's Corp (Symbol: MCD) saw options trading volume of 15,413 contracts, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares or approximately 40.7% of MCD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $165 strike call option expiring June 08, 2018 , with 1,814 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 181,400 underlying shares of MCD. Below is a chart showing MCD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $165 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: BLK , IBM , MCD


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