Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Jack in the Box, Inc. (JACK), where a total of 3,861 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 386,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 47.3% of JACK's average daily trading volume over the past month of 816,555 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $85 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018, with 756 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 75,600 underlying shares of JACK. Below is a chart showing JACK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:InfraREIT Inc ( HIFR) saw options trading volume of 896 contracts, representing approximately 89,600 underlying shares or approximately 47.1% of HIFR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 190,140 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018, with 290 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 29,000 underlying shares of HIFR. Below is a chart showing HIFR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange: And Cabot Microelectronics Corp ( CCMP) options are showing a volume of 819 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 81,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.1% of CCMP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 181,760 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018, with 631 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 63,100 underlying shares of CCMP. Below is a chart showing CCMP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange: For the various different available expirations for JACK options, HIFR options, or CCMP options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.
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