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Notable Friday Option Activity: SALT, UPLD, AMT


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Scorpio Bulkers Inc (Symbol: SALT), where a total of 5,825 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 582,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 109.2% of SALT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 533,390 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $5 strike put option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 4,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 400,000 underlying shares of SALT. Below is a chart showing SALT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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Upland Software Inc (Symbol: UPLD) options are showing a volume of 6,141 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 614,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 93% of UPLD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 660,130 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring December 20, 2019 , with 2,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 250,000 underlying shares of UPLD. Below is a chart showing UPLD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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And American Tower Corp (Symbol: AMT) saw options trading volume of 11,021 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 83.4% of AMT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $185 strike put option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 3,178 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 317,800 underlying shares of AMT. Below is a chart showing AMT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SALT options , UPLD options , or AMT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: SALT , UPLD , AMT



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