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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: FOXA, IBM, EQIX


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (Symbol: FOXA), where a total of 39,610 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 4.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 46.9% of FOXA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 8.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $43 strike put option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 10,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of FOXA. Below is a chart showing FOXA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $43 strike highlighted in orange:

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International Business Machines Corp (Symbol: IBM) options are showing a volume of 15,030 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.5% of IBM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $150 strike call option expiring August 31, 2018 , with 1,314 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 131,400 underlying shares of IBM. Below is a chart showing IBM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Equinix Inc (Symbol: EQIX) saw options trading volume of 2,295 contracts, representing approximately 229,500 underlying shares or approximately 40.7% of EQIX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 563,275 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $470 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,305 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 130,500 underlying shares of EQIX. Below is a chart showing EQIX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $470 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for FOXA options , IBM options , or EQIX options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: FOXA , IBM , EQIX



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