Some investors are trying to cash in on Paychex (PAYX) call options Friday. Shares are up 22 cents to $32.10 and Mar 32.5s are the most actives. 14.6K traded and, with 76 percent trading at the asking price and 3378 of open interest, looks like short-term speculators dominating the action. Shares saw a morning run to $32.23 on increasing volume. No news, but the action hints at some type of chatter. Earnings due out on Mar 24 and after next week’s expiration.
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