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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: WHR, FL, SWK


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Whirlpool Corp (Symbol: WHR), where a total volume of 4,386 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 438,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 45.3% of WHR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 968,310 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 227 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 22,700 underlying shares of WHR. Below is a chart showing WHR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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Foot Locker, Inc. (Symbol: FL) options are showing a volume of 11,971 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.6% of FL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $42.50 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 5,005 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 500,500 underlying shares of FL. Below is a chart showing FL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Stanley Black & Decker Inc (Symbol: SWK) options are showing a volume of 5,604 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 560,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.6% of SWK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $152.50 strike call option expiring November 02, 2018 , with 2,216 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 221,600 underlying shares of SWK. Below is a chart showing SWK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $152.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for WHR options , FL options , or SWK options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: WHR , FL , SWK



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