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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: EW, NFLX, HSY


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Edwards Lifesciences Corp (Symbol: EW), where a total volume of 7,893 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 789,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 56.2% of EW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $128 strike put option expiring April 27, 2018 , with 1,721 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 172,100 underlying shares of EW. Below is a chart showing EW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $128 strike highlighted in orange:

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Netflix Inc (Symbol: NFLX) saw options trading volume of 72,846 contracts, representing approximately 7.3 million underlying shares or approximately 53.3% of NFLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 13.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $335 strike call option expiring April 27, 2018 , with 5,141 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 514,100 underlying shares of NFLX. Below is a chart showing NFLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $335 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Hershey Company (Symbol: HSY) options are showing a volume of 5,749 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 574,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 50.7% of HSY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $89 strike put option expiring April 27, 2018 , with 4,312 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 431,200 underlying shares of HSY. Below is a chart showing HSY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $89 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: EW , NFLX , HSY



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