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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: BLK, BA, CHRW

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Blackrock Inc (Symbol: BLK), where a total of 10,191 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 131.6% of BLK's average daily trading volume over the past month of 774,120 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $470 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 4,263 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 426,300 underlying shares of BLK. Below is a chart showing BLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $470 strike highlighted in orange:

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Boeing Co. (Symbol: BA) options are showing a volume of 30,085 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 104.7% of BA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $342.50 strike put option expiring August 10, 2018 , with 1,443 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 144,300 underlying shares of BA. Below is a chart showing BA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $342.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (Symbol: CHRW) options are showing a volume of 12,314 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 100.1% of CHRW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $97.50 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 6,005 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 600,500 underlying shares of CHRW. Below is a chart showing CHRW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $97.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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