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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: PX, MSG, KSS


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Praxair Inc (Symbol: PX), where a total volume of 6,040 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 604,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 42.6% of PX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $180 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 1,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 101,000 underlying shares of PX. Below is a chart showing PX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $180 strike highlighted in orange:

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Madison Square Garden Co (Symbol: MSG) saw options trading volume of 728 contracts, representing approximately 72,800 underlying shares or approximately 42.4% of MSG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 171,725 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $330 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 550 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 55,000 underlying shares of MSG. Below is a chart showing MSG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $330 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Kohl's Corp. (Symbol: KSS) options are showing a volume of 11,420 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.2% of KSS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 3,104 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 310,400 underlying shares of KSS. Below is a chart showing KSS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for PX options , MSG options , or KSS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: PX , MSG , KSS



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