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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: NSC, NYT, IART


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Norfolk Southern Corp. (Symbol: NSC), where a total volume of 9,262 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 926,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 54.8% of NSC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $172.50 strike call option expiring July 27, 2018 , with 1,762 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 176,200 underlying shares of NSC. Below is a chart showing NSC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $172.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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New York Times Co. (Symbol: NYT) saw options trading volume of 7,481 contracts, representing approximately 748,100 underlying shares or approximately 54.4% of NYT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $23 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 6,406 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 640,600 underlying shares of NYT. Below is a chart showing NYT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $23 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp (Symbol: IART) options are showing a volume of 3,261 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 326,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 54.3% of IART's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 600,285 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,036 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 103,600 underlying shares of IART. Below is a chart showing IART's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NSC options , NYT options , or IART options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: NSC , NYT , IART



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