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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: XRX, BLK, FN


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Xerox Corp (Symbol: XRX), where a total of 9,978 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 997,800 underlying shares. That amounts to about 41.5% of XRX's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 7,944 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 794,400 underlying shares of XRX. Below is a chart showing XRX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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Blackrock Inc (Symbol: BLK) saw options trading volume of 3,000 contracts, representing approximately 300,000 underlying shares or approximately 41.5% of BLK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 722,785 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $475 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 1,009 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,900 underlying shares of BLK. Below is a chart showing BLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $475 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Fabrinet (Symbol: FN) options are showing a volume of 1,254 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 125,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.4% of FN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 303,125 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,006 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,600 underlying shares of FN. Below is a chart showing FN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for XRX options , BLK options , or FN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: XRX , BLK , FN



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