Notable Tuesday Option Activity: MOV, HAWK, HCC

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Movado Group, Inc. (MOV), where a total of 411 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 41,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 47.9% of MOV's average daily trading volume over the past month of 85,820 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $31 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017, with 212 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 21,200 underlying shares of MOV. Below is a chart showing MOV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $31 strike highlighted in orange:

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Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc ( HAWK) saw options trading volume of 3,827 contracts, representing approximately 382,700 underlying shares or approximately 44.7% of HAWK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 855,905 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018, with 2,659 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 265,900 underlying shares of HAWK. Below is a chart showing HAWK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Warrior Met Coal Inc ( HCC) options are showing a volume of 4,104 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 410,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.5% of HCC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 942,990 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring July 20, 2018, with 2,330 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 233,000 underlying shares of HCC. Below is a chart showing HCC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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