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Notable Thursday Option Activity: AFL, RGLD, TCX


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in AFLAC Inc (Symbol: AFL), where a total volume of 12,520 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.3 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 44.3% of AFL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $46.50 strike put option expiring October 26, 2018 , with 3,005 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,500 underlying shares of AFL. Below is a chart showing AFL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $46.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Royal Gold Inc (Symbol: RGLD) saw options trading volume of 2,714 contracts, representing approximately 271,400 underlying shares or approximately 44.1% of RGLD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 614,865 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $75 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 366 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 36,600 underlying shares of RGLD. Below is a chart showing RGLD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Tucows Inc (Symbol: TCX) options are showing a volume of 253 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 25,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.4% of TCX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 58,235 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 63 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 6,300 underlying shares of TCX. Below is a chart showing TCX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AFL options , RGLD options , or TCX options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AFL , RGLD , TCX



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