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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: TER, NSM, HAWK

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Teradyne, Inc. (Symbol: TER), where a total volume of 29,924 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 150.9% of TER's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $47 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 22,867 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares of TER. Below is a chart showing TER's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $47 strike highlighted in orange:

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Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc (Symbol: NSM) options are showing a volume of 3,977 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 397,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 131.6% of NSM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 302,220 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $18 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 2,554 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 255,400 underlying shares of NSM. Below is a chart showing NSM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $18 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (Symbol: HAWK) options are showing a volume of 9,670 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 967,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 111% of HAWK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 871,495 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 1,882 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 188,200 underlying shares of HAWK. Below is a chart showing HAWK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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