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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: SWK, DE, PCG


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Stanley Black & Decker Inc (Symbol: SWK), where a total volume of 7,732 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 773,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 61.4% of SWK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $136 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 1,646 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 164,600 underlying shares of SWK. Below is a chart showing SWK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $136 strike highlighted in orange:

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Deere & Co. (Symbol: DE) saw options trading volume of 11,103 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 43.1% of DE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $138 strike put option expiring July 13, 2018 , with 2,011 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 201,100 underlying shares of DE. Below is a chart showing DE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $138 strike highlighted in orange:

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And PG&E Corp (Symbol: PCG) saw options trading volume of 27,160 contracts, representing approximately 2.7 million underlying shares or approximately 42.4% of PCG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 11,688 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of PCG. Below is a chart showing PCG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SWK options , DE options , or PCG options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: SWK , DE , PCG


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