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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: OLLI, UIS, COF


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc (Symbol: OLLI), where a total volume of 4,030 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 403,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 69.3% of OLLI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 581,380 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 2,290 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 229,000 underlying shares of OLLI. Below is a chart showing OLLI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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Unisys Corp (Symbol: UIS) saw options trading volume of 5,068 contracts, representing approximately 506,800 underlying shares or approximately 69% of UIS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 734,450 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $13 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 3,103 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 310,300 underlying shares of UIS. Below is a chart showing UIS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $13 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Capital One Financial Corp (Symbol: COF) options are showing a volume of 15,885 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 65.9% of COF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike put option expiring August 03, 2018 , with 3,011 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 301,100 underlying shares of COF. Below is a chart showing COF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for OLLI options , UIS options , or COF options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: OLLI , UIS , COF



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