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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: TTC, ESNT, VMW


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Toro Company (Symbol: TTC), where a total volume of 2,126 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 212,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 51.8% of TTC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 410,770 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,009 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,900 underlying shares of TTC. Below is a chart showing TTC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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Essent Group Ltd (Symbol: ESNT) saw options trading volume of 2,638 contracts, representing approximately 263,800 underlying shares or approximately 50.5% of ESNT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 522,415 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 2,306 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 230,600 underlying shares of ESNT. Below is a chart showing ESNT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And VMware Inc (Symbol: VMW) saw options trading volume of 6,052 contracts, representing approximately 605,200 underlying shares or approximately 50% of VMW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $165 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,891 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 189,100 underlying shares of VMW. Below is a chart showing VMW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $165 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for TTC options , ESNT options , or VMW options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: TTC , ESNT , VMW




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