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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: EA, GILD, NKE


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Electronic Arts, Inc. (Symbol: EA), where a total of 115,894 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 11.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 127.1% of EA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 9.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike put option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 8,139 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 813,900 underlying shares of EA. Below is a chart showing EA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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Gilead Sciences Inc (Symbol: GILD) options are showing a volume of 61,747 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 6.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 82.3% of GILD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 5,651 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 565,100 underlying shares of GILD. Below is a chart showing GILD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Nike (Symbol: NKE) saw options trading volume of 43,766 contracts, representing approximately 4.4 million underlying shares or approximately 74.5% of NKE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $87.50 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 11,720 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of NKE. Below is a chart showing NKE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $87.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: EA , GILD , NKE



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