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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: SN, BA, JBL


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Sanchez Energy Corp. (Symbol: SN), where a total volume of 48,490 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 4.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 124.3% of SN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $6 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 13,350 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of SN. Below is a chart showing SN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $6 strike highlighted in orange:

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Boeing Co. (Symbol: BA) saw options trading volume of 63,249 contracts, representing approximately 6.3 million underlying shares or approximately 117.7% of BA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $340 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 5,154 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 515,400 underlying shares of BA. Below is a chart showing BA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $340 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Jabil Inc (Symbol: JBL) options are showing a volume of 18,020 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.8 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 113.7% of JBL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 7,032 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 703,200 underlying shares of JBL. Below is a chart showing JBL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SN options , BA options , or JBL options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: SN , BA , JBL



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