Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: CALM, FICO, FTK

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (CALM), where a total volume of 1,833 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 183,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 55.9% of CALM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 327,765 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $42.50 strike call option expiring March 02, 2018, with 288 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 28,800 underlying shares of CALM. Below is a chart showing CALM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Fair Isaac Corp ( FICO) options are showing a volume of 1,021 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 102,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 55.5% of FICO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 183,825 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $170 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018, with 266 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 26,600 underlying shares of FICO. Below is a chart showing FICO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $170 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Flotek Industries Inc ( FTK) saw options trading volume of 6,111 contracts, representing approximately 611,100 underlying shares or approximately 55.3% of FTK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $6 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018, with 3,438 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 343,800 underlying shares of FTK. Below is a chart showing FTK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $6 strike highlighted in orange:

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