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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: LVS, KBR, CTLT


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Las Vegas Sands Corp (Symbol: LVS), where a total of 18,624 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.9 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 53.7% of LVS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 4,073 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 407,300 underlying shares of LVS. Below is a chart showing LVS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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KBR Inc (Symbol: KBR) options are showing a volume of 5,422 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 542,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 52.8% of KBR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $21 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 2,933 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 293,300 underlying shares of KBR. Below is a chart showing KBR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $21 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Catalent Inc (Symbol: CTLT) saw options trading volume of 2,891 contracts, representing approximately 289,100 underlying shares or approximately 49.7% of CTLT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 582,195 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 1,086 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 108,600 underlying shares of CTLT. Below is a chart showing CTLT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for LVS options , KBR options , or CTLT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: LVS , KBR , CTLT




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