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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: M, UA, CBOE


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Macy's Inc (Symbol: M), where a total volume of 52,441 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 5.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 61% of M's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 8.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $21 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 11,207 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of M. Below is a chart showing M's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $21 strike highlighted in orange:

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Under Armour Inc (Symbol: UA) saw options trading volume of 27,753 contracts, representing approximately 2.8 million underlying shares or approximately 56.7% of UA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $15 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 2,558 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 255,800 underlying shares of UA. Below is a chart showing UA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cboe Global Markets Inc (Symbol: CBOE) saw options trading volume of 8,727 contracts, representing approximately 872,700 underlying shares or approximately 45.6% of CBOE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 903 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 90,300 underlying shares of CBOE. Below is a chart showing CBOE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for M options , UA options , or CBOE options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: M , UA , CBOE



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