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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: CHDN, VSM, DIS

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Churchill Downs, Inc. (Symbol: CHDN), where a total of 692 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 69,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 65.8% of CHDN's average daily trading volume over the past month of 105,125 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $300 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 250 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 25,000 underlying shares of CHDN. Below is a chart showing CHDN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $300 strike highlighted in orange:

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Versum Materials Inc (Symbol: VSM) saw options trading volume of 4,365 contracts, representing approximately 436,500 underlying shares or approximately 63.5% of VSM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 686,960 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $37.50 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 2,065 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 206,500 underlying shares of VSM. Below is a chart showing VSM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Walt Disney Co. (Symbol: DIS) options are showing a volume of 55,204 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 5.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 61.5% of DIS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 9.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 7,344 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 734,400 underlying shares of DIS. Below is a chart showing DIS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CHDN options , VSM options , or DIS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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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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