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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: MSFT, TOCA, WFC


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Microsoft Corporation (Symbol: MSFT), where a total volume of 116,818 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 11.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 50.8% of MSFT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 23.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 10,191 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of MSFT. Below is a chart showing MSFT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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Tocagen Inc (Symbol: TOCA) options are showing a volume of 797 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 79,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 50.2% of TOCA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 158,695 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 250 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 25,000 underlying shares of TOCA. Below is a chart showing TOCA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Wells Fargo & Co (Symbol: WFC) saw options trading volume of 84,759 contracts, representing approximately 8.5 million underlying shares or approximately 49.5% of WFC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 17.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $52.50 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 57,014 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 5.7 million underlying shares of WFC. Below is a chart showing WFC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $52.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MSFT options , TOCA options , or WFC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: MSFT , TOCA , WFC




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