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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: NOG, SJM, ESRT


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Northern Oil & Gas Inc (Symbol: NOG), where a total of 18,670 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.9 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 43.5% of NOG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 4.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $3 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 10,567 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of NOG. Below is a chart showing NOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $3 strike highlighted in orange:

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J.M. Smucker Co. (Symbol: SJM) saw options trading volume of 3,598 contracts, representing approximately 359,800 underlying shares or approximately 43.3% of SJM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 830,595 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike put option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 1,830 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 183,000 underlying shares of SJM. Below is a chart showing SJM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Empire State Realty Trust Inc (Symbol: ESRT) options are showing a volume of 4,860 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 486,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.9% of ESRT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $15 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 4,604 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 460,400 underlying shares of ESRT. Below is a chart showing ESRT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NOG options , SJM options , or ESRT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: NOG , SJM , ESRT



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