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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: RSG, ULTA, DLTR


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Republic Services Inc (Symbol: RSG), where a total volume of 9,973 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 997,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 62.1% of RSG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 5,360 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 536,000 underlying shares of RSG. Below is a chart showing RSG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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Ulta Beauty Inc (Symbol: ULTA) saw options trading volume of 6,427 contracts, representing approximately 642,700 underlying shares or approximately 56% of ULTA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $290 strike put option expiring December 07, 2018 , with 1,207 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 120,700 underlying shares of ULTA. Below is a chart showing ULTA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $290 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Dollar Tree Inc (Symbol: DLTR) saw options trading volume of 17,718 contracts, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares or approximately 50.4% of DLTR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $84.50 strike put option expiring December 07, 2018 , with 5,027 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 502,700 underlying shares of DLTR. Below is a chart showing DLTR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $84.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for RSG options , ULTA options , or DLTR 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: RSG , ULTA , DLTR



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