Quantcast

Notable Thursday Option Activity: NXST, EVRI, BAC


Shutterstock photo

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Nexstar Media Group Inc (Symbol: NXST), where a total of 2,518 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 251,800 underlying shares. That amounts to about 48% of NXST's average daily trading volume over the past month of 524,755 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 811 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 81,100 underlying shares of NXST. Below is a chart showing NXST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

Loading+chart++2018+TickerTech.com

Everi Holdings Inc (Symbol: EVRI) options are showing a volume of 4,269 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 426,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.5% of EVRI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 898,555 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 2,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,000 underlying shares of EVRI. Below is a chart showing EVRI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

Loading+chart++2018+TickerTech.com

And Bank of America Corp. (Symbol: BAC) saw options trading volume of 334,209 contracts, representing approximately 33.4 million underlying shares or approximately 47.2% of BAC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 70.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30.50 strike call option expiring April 06, 2018 , with 30,670 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.1 million underlying shares of BAC. Below is a chart showing BAC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30.50 strike highlighted in orange:

Loading+chart++2018+TickerTech.com

For the various different available expirations for NXST options , EVRI options , or BAC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

Today's Most Active Call & Put Options of the S&P 500 ยป

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: NXST , EVRI , BAC



More from BNK Invest

Subscribe






BNK Invest
Contributor:

BNK Invest

Market News, Investing










Research Brokers before you trade

Want to trade FX?