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Notable Thursday Option Activity: TXT, EQIX, FLR


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Textron Inc (Symbol: TXT), where a total volume of 20,406 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 153.9% of TXT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 13,030 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of TXT. Below is a chart showing TXT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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Equinix Inc (Symbol: EQIX) saw options trading volume of 4,090 contracts, representing approximately 409,000 underlying shares or approximately 85.3% of EQIX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 479,360 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $370 strike put option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 1,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,000 underlying shares of EQIX. Below is a chart showing EQIX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $370 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Fluor Corp. (Symbol: FLR) options are showing a volume of 7,649 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 764,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 65.9% of FLR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring November 02, 2018 , with 1,020 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 102,000 underlying shares of FLR. Below is a chart showing FLR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for TXT options , EQIX options , or FLR options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: TXT , EQIX , FLR




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