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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: PG, WDC, IP


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Procter & Gamble Company (Symbol: PG), where a total of 86,648 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 8.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 130.8% of PG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 6.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 14,510 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of PG. Below is a chart showing PG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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Western Digital Corp (Symbol: WDC) saw options trading volume of 34,652 contracts, representing approximately 3.5 million underlying shares or approximately 56.5% of WDC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 2,393 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 239,300 underlying shares of WDC. Below is a chart showing WDC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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And International Paper Co (Symbol: IP) options are showing a volume of 13,494 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 55.9% of IP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $45.50 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 1,289 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 128,900 underlying shares of IP. Below is a chart showing IP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: PG , WDC , IP




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