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Notable Thursday Option Activity: NOC, EVHC, UAA


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Northrop Grumman Corp (Symbol: NOC), where a total of 18,199 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 166.3% of NOC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $300 strike put option expiring November 02, 2018 , with 4,699 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 469,900 underlying shares of NOC. Below is a chart showing NOC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $300 strike highlighted in orange:

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Envision Healthcare Corp (Symbol: EVHC) saw options trading volume of 21,027 contracts, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares or approximately 144.1% of EVHC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 20,014 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.0 million underlying shares of EVHC. Below is a chart showing EVHC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Under Armour Inc (Symbol: UAA) options are showing a volume of 43,402 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 4.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 121.2% of UAA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $25 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 5,076 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 507,600 underlying shares of UAA. Below is a chart showing UAA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NOC options , EVHC options , or UAA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: NOC , UAA



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