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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: BA, DAL, CSX


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Boeing Co. (Symbol: BA), where a total volume of 46,830 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 4.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 128.9% of BA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $390 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 1,832 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 183,200 underlying shares of BA. Below is a chart showing BA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $390 strike highlighted in orange:

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Delta Air Lines Inc (Symbol: DAL) options are showing a volume of 48,146 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 4.8 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 85.8% of DAL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $52.50 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 14,509 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of DAL. Below is a chart showing DAL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $52.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And CSX Corp (Symbol: CSX) options are showing a volume of 32,881 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 64.6% of CSX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $62 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 4,106 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 410,600 underlying shares of CSX. Below is a chart showing CSX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $62 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: BA , DAL , CSX



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