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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: BA, THS, X


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Boeing Co. (Symbol: BA), where a total volume of 76,194 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 7.6 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 219.9% of BA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $390 strike call option expiring October 05, 2018 , with 8,707 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 870,700 underlying shares of BA. Below is a chart showing BA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $390 strike highlighted in orange:

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TreeHouse Foods Inc (Symbol: THS) saw options trading volume of 7,797 contracts, representing approximately 779,700 underlying shares or approximately 137.8% of THS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 565,755 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $45 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 7,633 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 763,300 underlying shares of THS. Below is a chart showing THS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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And United States Steel Corp. (Symbol: X) options are showing a volume of 70,016 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 7.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 110% of X's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 11,354 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of X. Below is a chart showing X's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for BA options , THS options , or X options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: BA , THS , X



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