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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: LNG, LMNX, IBM


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Cheniere Energy Inc. (Symbol: LNG), where a total of 6,931 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 693,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 45.1% of LNG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,856 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 185,600 underlying shares of LNG. Below is a chart showing LNG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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Luminex Corp (Symbol: LMNX) options are showing a volume of 1,561 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 156,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.8% of LMNX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 348,190 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,000 underlying shares of LMNX. Below is a chart showing LMNX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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And International Business Machines Corp (Symbol: IBM) saw options trading volume of 25,504 contracts, representing approximately 2.6 million underlying shares or approximately 44.7% of IBM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $140 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 3,261 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 326,100 underlying shares of IBM. Below is a chart showing IBM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $140 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for LNG options , LMNX options , or IBM options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: LNG , LMNX , IBM




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