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Notable Thursday Option Activity: LVS, BAC, MRCY


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Las Vegas Sands Corp (Symbol: LVS), where a total volume of 18,457 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 45.5% of LVS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike call option expiring August 16, 2019 , with 8,244 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 824,400 underlying shares of LVS. Below is a chart showing LVS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Bank of America Corp (Symbol: BAC) saw options trading volume of 214,387 contracts, representing approximately 21.4 million underlying shares or approximately 45.2% of BAC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 47.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $28.50 strike call option expiring May 24, 2019 , with 33,833 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.4 million underlying shares of BAC. Below is a chart showing BAC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $28.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Mercury Systems Inc (Symbol: MRCY) saw options trading volume of 2,222 contracts, representing approximately 222,200 underlying shares or approximately 45.1% of MRCY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 492,875 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 1,783 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 178,300 underlying shares of MRCY. Below is a chart showing MRCY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for LVS options , BAC options , or MRCY options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: LVS , BAC , MRCY



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