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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: CBS, CREE, UNFI


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in CBS Corp (Symbol: CBS), where a total volume of 11,305 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 54.1% of CBS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring December 20, 2019 , with 2,515 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 251,500 underlying shares of CBS. Below is a chart showing CBS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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Cree Inc (Symbol: CREE) options are showing a volume of 7,268 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 726,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 54.1% of CREE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 2,846 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 284,600 underlying shares of CREE. Below is a chart showing CREE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And United Natural Foods Inc. (Symbol: UNFI) options are showing a volume of 5,077 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 507,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.9% of UNFI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $10 strike put option expiring December 20, 2019 , with 3,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 301,000 underlying shares of UNFI. Below is a chart showing UNFI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CBS options , CREE options , or UNFI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: CBS , CREE , UNFI



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