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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: TSLA, THS, ABBV


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Tesla Inc (Symbol: TSLA), where a total volume of 141,921 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 14.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 189.9% of TSLA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $345 strike call option expiring January 11, 2019 , with 8,241 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 824,100 underlying shares of TSLA. Below is a chart showing TSLA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $345 strike highlighted in orange:

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TreeHouse Foods Inc (Symbol: THS) saw options trading volume of 13,983 contracts, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares or approximately 188.7% of THS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 740,900 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 13,575 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares of THS. Below is a chart showing THS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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And AbbVie Inc (Symbol: ABBV) options are showing a volume of 104,169 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 10.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 147.7% of ABBV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $77.50 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 31,225 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.1 million underlying shares of ABBV. Below is a chart showing ABBV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $77.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for TSLA options , THS options , or ABBV options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: TSLA , THS , ABBV



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