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Notable Monday Option Activity: GIII, TGT, QEP


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in G-III Apparel Group Ltd. (Symbol: GIII), where a total volume of 6,071 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 607,100 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 94.4% of GIII's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 642,780 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 4,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 400,000 underlying shares of GIII. Below is a chart showing GIII's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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Target Corp (Symbol: TGT) options are showing a volume of 35,171 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 92.3% of TGT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $72.50 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 12,057 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of TGT. Below is a chart showing TGT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $72.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And QEP Resources Inc (Symbol: QEP) options are showing a volume of 33,780 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 85.9% of QEP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $14 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 11,020 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of QEP. Below is a chart showing QEP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $14 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for GIII options , TGT options , or QEP options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: GIII , TGT , QEP



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