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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: DAKT, FB, AAPL


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Daktronics Inc. (Symbol: DAKT), where a total volume of 3,543 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 354,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 232.4% of DAKT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 152,420 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $2.50 strike put option expiring October 18, 2019 , with 1,260 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 126,000 underlying shares of DAKT. Below is a chart showing DAKT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $2.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Facebook Inc (Symbol: FB) options are showing a volume of 391,220 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 39.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 231% of FB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 16.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $162.50 strike call option expiring March 22, 2019 , with 24,573 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares of FB. Below is a chart showing FB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $162.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Apple Inc (Symbol: AAPL) options are showing a volume of 424,220 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 42.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 169.1% of AAPL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 25.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $190 strike call option expiring March 22, 2019 , with 27,738 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.8 million underlying shares of AAPL. Below is a chart showing AAPL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $190 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DAKT options , FB options , or AAPL options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: DAKT , FB , AAPL



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