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Notable Thursday Option Activity: RH, MCO, NOC


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in RH (Symbol: RH), where a total volume of 9,148 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 914,800 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 95.3% of RH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 959,535 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $85 strike put option expiring June 28, 2019 , with 2,258 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 225,800 underlying shares of RH. Below is a chart showing RH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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Moody's Corp. (Symbol: MCO) options are showing a volume of 7,516 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 751,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 91.1% of MCO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 825,045 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $145 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 3,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 350,000 underlying shares of MCO. Below is a chart showing MCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $145 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Northrop Grumman Corp (Symbol: NOC) options are showing a volume of 8,659 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 865,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 86% of NOC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $305 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 946 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 94,600 underlying shares of NOC. Below is a chart showing NOC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $305 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for RH options , MCO options , or NOC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: RH , MCO , NOC



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