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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: EPC, COUP, BLK

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Edgewell Personal Care Co (Symbol: EPC), where a total volume of 5,717 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 571,700 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 144.5% of EPC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 395,565 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring August 20, 2021, with 4,648 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 464,800 underlying shares of EPC. Below is a chart showing EPC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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Coupa Software Inc (Symbol: COUP) options are showing a volume of 15,980 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 143.3% of COUP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $255 strike call option expiring July 23, 2021, with 1,278 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 127,800 underlying shares of COUP. Below is a chart showing COUP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $255 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Blackrock Inc (Symbol: BLK) options are showing a volume of 8,208 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 820,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 128% of BLK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 641,205 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $900 strike call option expiring July 16, 2021, with 723 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 72,300 underlying shares of BLK. Below is a chart showing BLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $900 strike highlighted in orange:

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