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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: CI, URI, RTN


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Cigna Corp (Symbol: CI), where a total of 6,536 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 653,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 41.5% of CI's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $185 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 2,516 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 251,600 underlying shares of CI. Below is a chart showing CI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

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United Rentals Inc (Symbol: URI) options are showing a volume of 4,116 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 411,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.5% of URI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 991,535 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $210 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 630 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 63,000 underlying shares of URI. Below is a chart showing URI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $210 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Raytheon Co. (Symbol: RTN) options are showing a volume of 6,228 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 622,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.2% of RTN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $220 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 2,608 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 260,800 underlying shares of RTN. Below is a chart showing RTN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $220 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CI options , URI options , or RTN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CI , URI , RTN


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