Notable Monday Option Activity: CSX, FB, MU


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in CSX Corp (Symbol: CSX), where a total volume of 68,513 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 6.9 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 67% of CSX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 10.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $48 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 20,475 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.0 million underlying shares of CSX. Below is a chart showing CSX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $48 strike highlighted in orange:

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Facebook Inc (Symbol: FB) saw options trading volume of 99,667 contracts, representing approximately 10.0 million underlying shares or approximately 66.2% of FB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 15.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $140 strike call option expiring March 24, 2017 , with 6,963 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 696,300 underlying shares of FB. Below is a chart showing FB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $140 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Micron Technology Inc. (Symbol: MU) options are showing a volume of 148,302 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 14.8 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 61.8% of MU's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 24.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $27.50 strike call option expiring March 31, 2017 , with 38,871 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.9 million underlying shares of MU. Below is a chart showing MU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CSX options , FB options , or MU options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CSX , FB , MU


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