Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: ICPT, EMN, C


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: ICPT), where a total volume of 1,673 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 167,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 44.2% of ICPT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 378,785 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $130 strike call option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 168 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 16,800 underlying shares of ICPT. Below is a chart showing ICPT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:

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Eastman Chemical Co (Symbol: EMN) options are showing a volume of 5,611 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 561,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.4% of EMN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 3,008 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,800 underlying shares of EMN. Below is a chart showing EMN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Citigroup Inc (Symbol: C) saw options trading volume of 74,301 contracts, representing approximately 7.4 million underlying shares or approximately 43.2% of C's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 17.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $67.5 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 10,743 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of C. Below is a chart showing C's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $67.5 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ICPT options , EMN options , or C options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: ICPT , EMN , C


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