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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: VAC, NXST, JACK


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. (Symbol: VAC), where a total volume of 6,506 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 650,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 392.6% of VAC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 165,695 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $165 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 4,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 400,000 underlying shares of VAC. Below is a chart showing VAC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $165 strike highlighted in orange:

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Nexstar Media Group Inc (Symbol: NXST) saw options trading volume of 23,081 contracts, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares or approximately 384.5% of NXST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 600,265 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 15,002 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of NXST. Below is a chart showing NXST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Jack in the Box, Inc. (Symbol: JACK) options are showing a volume of 14,253 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 249.5% of JACK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 571,265 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $85 strike put option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 10,256 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of JACK. Below is a chart showing JACK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for VAC options , NXST options , or JACK options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: VAC , NXST , JACK


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