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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: TLRD, AEL, MA


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Tailored Brands Inc (Symbol: TLRD), where a total volume of 5,963 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 596,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 45.9% of TLRD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,157 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 115,700 underlying shares of TLRD. Below is a chart showing TLRD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22 strike highlighted in orange:

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American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (Symbol: AEL) options are showing a volume of 1,591 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 159,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.4% of AEL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 358,015 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 750 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 75,000 underlying shares of AEL. Below is a chart showing AEL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Mastercard Inc (Symbol: MA) saw options trading volume of 12,145 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 44.4% of MA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $195 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 2,002 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,200 underlying shares of MA. Below is a chart showing MA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $195 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for TLRD options , AEL options , or MA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: TLRD , AEL , MA



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