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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: OMCL, HOME, AZO


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Omnicell Inc (Symbol: OMCL), where a total volume of 1,575 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 157,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 45.8% of OMCL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 343,870 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 1,003 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,300 underlying shares of OMCL. Below is a chart showing OMCL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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At Home Group Inc (Symbol: HOME) options are showing a volume of 5,501 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 550,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.4% of HOME's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $33 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 4,290 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 429,000 underlying shares of HOME. Below is a chart showing HOME's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $33 strike highlighted in orange:

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And AutoZone, Inc. (Symbol: AZO) options are showing a volume of 1,578 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 157,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.9% of AZO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 351,690 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $530 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 100 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 10,000 underlying shares of AZO. Below is a chart showing AZO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $530 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for OMCL options , HOME options , or AZO options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: OMCL , HOME , AZO



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