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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: URBN, NXPI, NXST


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (Symbol: URBN), where a total volume of 28,974 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.9 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 149.5% of URBN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring May 25, 2018 , with 10,319 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of URBN. Below is a chart showing URBN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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NXP Semiconductors NV (Symbol: NXPI) saw options trading volume of 138,915 contracts, representing approximately 13.9 million underlying shares or approximately 147% of NXPI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 9.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $100 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 22,845 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares of NXPI. Below is a chart showing NXPI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Nexstar Media Group Inc (Symbol: NXST) saw options trading volume of 8,269 contracts, representing approximately 826,900 underlying shares or approximately 138.5% of NXST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 597,005 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 4,026 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 402,600 underlying shares of NXST. Below is a chart showing NXST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for URBN options , NXPI options , or NXST options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: URBN , NXPI , NXST



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