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Notable Thursday Option Activity: STZ, ORCL, V


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Constellation Brands Inc (Symbol: STZ), where a total volume of 6,920 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 692,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 54.4% of STZ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $210 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 3,185 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 318,500 underlying shares of STZ. Below is a chart showing STZ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $210 strike highlighted in orange:

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Oracle Corp (Symbol: ORCL) saw options trading volume of 50,915 contracts, representing approximately 5.1 million underlying shares or approximately 53.3% of ORCL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 9.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $52.50 strike put option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 7,736 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 773,600 underlying shares of ORCL. Below is a chart showing ORCL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $52.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Visa Inc (Symbol: V) saw options trading volume of 37,955 contracts, representing approximately 3.8 million underlying shares or approximately 52.9% of V's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $172.50 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 11,251 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of V. Below is a chart showing V's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $172.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for STZ options , ORCL options , or V options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: STZ , ORCL , V



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