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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: EBAY, SLB, RMTI


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in eBay Inc. (Symbol: EBAY), where a total of 66,417 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 6.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 49.9% of EBAY's average daily trading volume over the past month of 13.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 25,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares of EBAY. Below is a chart showing EBAY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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Schlumberger Ltd (Symbol: SLB) saw options trading volume of 62,725 contracts, representing approximately 6.3 million underlying shares or approximately 45.7% of SLB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 13.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 20,802 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares of SLB. Below is a chart showing SLB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Rockwell Medical, Inc (Symbol: RMTI) saw options trading volume of 957 contracts, representing approximately 95,700 underlying shares or approximately 44.3% of RMTI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 215,955 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $4 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 425 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 42,500 underlying shares of RMTI. Below is a chart showing RMTI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $4 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for EBAY options , SLB options , or RMTI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: EBAY , SLB , RMTI



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