5000 CBOE Jan 80 calls went up in 1 block on the PHLX

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Shares of CBOE Holdings Inc. (CBOE) are up 1.34 to 74.89 today.  CBOE is making a 52 week high.

  • Paper traded 5000 CBOE Jan 80 calls for .40. 
  • The ADV is 1884. 
  • The OI is 84contracts.

The volume went up in 1 block on the PHLX.  As priced the trade looks like very bullish bet on the CBOE making all new highs.  There is no stock going up today against this opening trade so it does look like an unlikely bet on much higher prices.

  • IV 30 is trading for 18%. 
  • HV10 is trading for 18%. 
  • IV 30 is at the HV 10.

CBOE Holdings, Inc. is a holding company. The Company’s principal business is operating markets that offer for trading options on various market indexes (index options), on an exclusive basis and futures contracts, as well as on non-exclusive multiply listed options, such as options on the stocks of individual corporations (equity options), and options on other exchange-traded products (ETP options), such as exchange-traded funds (ETF options) and exchange-traded notes (ETN options). The Company operates over three stand-alone exchanges.