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Notable Friday Option Activity: DAL, LEG, XLNX


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Delta Air Lines Inc (Symbol: DAL), where a total volume of 28,330 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 59.7% of DAL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 2,280 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 228,000 underlying shares of DAL. Below is a chart showing DAL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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Leggett & Platt, Inc. (Symbol: LEG) options are showing a volume of 5,175 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 517,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 58.6% of LEG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 882,705 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 5,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 500,000 underlying shares of LEG. Below is a chart showing LEG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Xilinx, Inc. (Symbol: XLNX) saw options trading volume of 10,891 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 51.8% of XLNX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring October 05, 2018 , with 6,073 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 607,300 underlying shares of XLNX. Below is a chart showing XLNX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DAL options , LEG options , or XLNX 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: DAL , LEG , XLNX



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