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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: WTW, COG, FFIV


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Weight Watchers International Inc (Symbol: WTW), where a total of 17,231 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 54.6% of WTW's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 6,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 600,000 underlying shares of WTW. Below is a chart showing WTW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (Symbol: COG) options are showing a volume of 37,330 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53% of COG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $26 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 20,234 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.0 million underlying shares of COG. Below is a chart showing COG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $26 strike highlighted in orange:

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And F5 Networks, Inc. (Symbol: FFIV) options are showing a volume of 3,999 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 399,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53% of FFIV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 754,745 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $162.50 strike call option expiring January 25, 2019 , with 483 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 48,300 underlying shares of FFIV. Below is a chart showing FFIV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $162.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for WTW options , COG options , or FFIV options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: WTW , COG , FFIV




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