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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: PG, BLK, UPS


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Procter & Gamble Company (Symbol: PG), where a total of 38,214 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.8 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 42% of PG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 9.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $77 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 12,070 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of PG. Below is a chart showing PG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $77 strike highlighted in orange:

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Blackrock Inc (Symbol: BLK) options are showing a volume of 2,123 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 212,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.4% of BLK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 512,475 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $555 strike call option expiring July 06, 2018 , with 189 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 18,900 underlying shares of BLK. Below is a chart showing BLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $555 strike highlighted in orange:

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And United Parcel Service Inc (Symbol: UPS) options are showing a volume of 11,170 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.4% of UPS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $114 strike call option expiring June 22, 2018 , with 2,963 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 296,300 underlying shares of UPS. Below is a chart showing UPS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $114 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: PG , BLK , UPS


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