Waste Management (WMI, news, chart, volatility) options flow is running three times the average daily, with 5,700 calls and 440 puts traded. Shares are up 25 cents to $29.94 and the top two trades of the day: 1,250 January 32.5 calls at 10:25 ET on the CBOE and 758 January 45 calls at 11:23 on the NYSE. Both traded on the offer for $1.40 and 65 cents, respectively, with WMI at $30.00. The third biggest trade is 437 January 32.5s traded on the bid for $1.50 at 10:00 and possibly part of a buy-write as a block of 44K shares traded for $29.95 less then ten minutes prior to it.
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