Notable Thursday Option Activity: ANF, DE, MA


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (Symbol: ANF), where a total of 16,382 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 49.6% of ANF's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $10 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 7,511 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 751,100 underlying shares of ANF. Below is a chart showing ANF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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Deere & Co. (Symbol: DE) saw options trading volume of 8,273 contracts, representing approximately 827,300 underlying shares or approximately 46.6% of DE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 4,110 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 411,000 underlying shares of DE. Below is a chart showing DE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Mastercard Inc (Symbol: MA) options are showing a volume of 11,151 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.1% of MA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 1,624 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 162,400 underlying shares of MA. Below is a chart showing MA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ANF options , DE options , or MA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: ANF , DE , MA


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