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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: IPGP, AKAM, FDX


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in IPG Photonics Corp (Symbol: IPGP), where a total of 2,102 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 210,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 49.5% of IPGP's average daily trading volume over the past month of 424,620 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $145 strike call option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 1,303 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 130,300 underlying shares of IPGP. Below is a chart showing IPGP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $145 strike highlighted in orange:

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Akamai Technologies Inc (Symbol: AKAM) saw options trading volume of 4,107 contracts, representing approximately 410,700 underlying shares or approximately 48.3% of AKAM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 851,105 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring August 16, 2019 , with 2,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,000 underlying shares of AKAM. Below is a chart showing AKAM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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And FedEx Corp (Symbol: FDX) options are showing a volume of 10,032 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48% of FDX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $160 strike put option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 700 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 70,000 underlying shares of FDX. Below is a chart showing FDX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $160 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for IPGP options , AKAM options , or FDX options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: IPGP , AKAM , FDX



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