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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: GIS, NSC, SWK


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in General Mills Inc (Symbol: GIS), where a total of 54,784 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 5.5 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 148.8% of GIS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $47.50 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 15,376 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of GIS. Below is a chart showing GIS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $47.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Norfolk Southern Corp. (Symbol: NSC) saw options trading volume of 16,178 contracts, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares or approximately 103.2% of NSC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $190 strike call option expiring November 02, 2018 , with 5,709 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 570,900 underlying shares of NSC. Below is a chart showing NSC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $190 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Stanley Black & Decker Inc (Symbol: SWK) saw options trading volume of 8,906 contracts, representing approximately 890,600 underlying shares or approximately 81.4% of SWK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $152.50 strike call option expiring November 02, 2018 , with 2,360 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 236,000 underlying shares of SWK. Below is a chart showing SWK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $152.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for GIS options , NSC options , or SWK options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: GIS , NSC , SWK



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