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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: RJF, JPM, GDEN


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Raymond James Financial Inc (Symbol: RJF), where a total of 4,095 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 409,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 54.2% of RJF's average daily trading volume over the past month of 755,830 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $82.50 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 894 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 89,400 underlying shares of RJF. Below is a chart showing RJF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $82.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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JPMorgan Chase & Co (Symbol: JPM) saw options trading volume of 61,651 contracts, representing approximately 6.2 million underlying shares or approximately 52.8% of JPM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 11.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 5,292 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 529,200 underlying shares of JPM. Below is a chart showing JPM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Golden Entertainment Inc (Symbol: GDEN) options are showing a volume of 597 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 59,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 52.1% of GDEN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 114,490 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike put option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 404 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 40,400 underlying shares of GDEN. Below is a chart showing GDEN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for RJF options , JPM options , or GDEN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: RJF , JPM , GDEN




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