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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: MA, V, NAV


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Mastercard Inc (Symbol: MA), where a total of 11,548 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 45.8% of MA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $197.50 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,001 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,100 underlying shares of MA. Below is a chart showing MA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $197.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Visa Inc (Symbol: V) options are showing a volume of 26,697 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.3% of V's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $145 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 7,701 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 770,100 underlying shares of V. Below is a chart showing V's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $145 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Navistar International Corp. (Symbol: NAV) options are showing a volume of 1,766 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 176,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.1% of NAV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 391,505 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $42.50 strike call option expiring September 14, 2018 , with 376 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 37,600 underlying shares of NAV. Below is a chart showing NAV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MA options , V options , or NAV options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: MA , V , NAV



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