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Notable Monday Option Activity: LB, BLK, OSTK


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in L Brands, Inc (Symbol: LB), where a total of 14,255 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 41.9% of LB's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $37 strike call option expiring July 13, 2018 , with 3,665 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 366,500 underlying shares of LB. Below is a chart showing LB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

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Blackrock Inc (Symbol: BLK) options are showing a volume of 2,370 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 237,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.8% of BLK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 567,095 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $610 strike call option expiring August 03, 2018 , with 188 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 18,800 underlying shares of BLK. Below is a chart showing BLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $610 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Overstock.com Inc (Symbol: OSTK) saw options trading volume of 6,754 contracts, representing approximately 675,400 underlying shares or approximately 41.8% of OSTK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 1,041 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 104,100 underlying shares of OSTK. Below is a chart showing OSTK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for LB options , BLK options , or OSTK options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: LB , BLK , OSTK


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