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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: BLK, AIZ, HSIC


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Blackrock Inc (Symbol: BLK), where a total of 2,716 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 271,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 51.8% of BLK's average daily trading volume over the past month of 524,340 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $395 strike put option expiring October 26, 2018 , with 320 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 32,000 underlying shares of BLK. Below is a chart showing BLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $395 strike highlighted in orange:

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Assurant Inc (Symbol: AIZ) saw options trading volume of 3,500 contracts, representing approximately 350,000 underlying shares or approximately 51.8% of AIZ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 675,215 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 1,069 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 106,900 underlying shares of AIZ. Below is a chart showing AIZ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Henry Schein Inc (Symbol: HSIC) saw options trading volume of 6,012 contracts, representing approximately 601,200 underlying shares or approximately 51.7% of HSIC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 2,035 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 203,500 underlying shares of HSIC. Below is a chart showing HSIC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for BLK options , AIZ options , or HSIC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: BLK , AIZ , HSIC



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