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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: CSX, HALO, QCOM


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in CSX Corp (Symbol: CSX), where a total of 26,131 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 47.6% of CSX's average daily trading volume over the past month of 5.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 3,801 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 380,100 underlying shares of CSX. Below is a chart showing CSX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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Halozyme Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: HALO) options are showing a volume of 4,015 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 401,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.4% of HALO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 846,310 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $16 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 2,402 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 240,200 underlying shares of HALO. Below is a chart showing HALO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $16 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Qualcomm Inc (Symbol: QCOM) options are showing a volume of 68,611 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 6.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.1% of QCOM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 14.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 8,471 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 847,100 underlying shares of QCOM. Below is a chart showing QCOM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CSX options , HALO options , or QCOM options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CSX , HALO , QCOM



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