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Notable Friday Option Activity: CFR, CAT, UPLD


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (Symbol: CFR), where a total volume of 2,734 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 273,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 79.3% of CFR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 344,550 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 1,229 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 122,900 underlying shares of CFR. Below is a chart showing CFR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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Caterpillar Inc. (Symbol: CAT) options are showing a volume of 42,609 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 4.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 78.6% of CAT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $135 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 8,458 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 845,800 underlying shares of CAT. Below is a chart showing CAT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Upland Software Inc (Symbol: UPLD) options are showing a volume of 1,246 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 124,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 78.3% of UPLD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 159,095 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 1,038 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 103,800 underlying shares of UPLD. Below is a chart showing UPLD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CFR options , CAT options , or UPLD options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CFR , CAT , UPLD




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