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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: CMG, NFLX, BA


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (Symbol: CMG), where a total volume of 9,180 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 918,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 127.4% of CMG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 720,505 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $505 strike call option expiring January 11, 2019 , with 691 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 69,100 underlying shares of CMG. Below is a chart showing CMG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $505 strike highlighted in orange:

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Netflix Inc (Symbol: NFLX) options are showing a volume of 129,044 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 12.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 97.2% of NFLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 13.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $320 strike call option expiring January 11, 2019 , with 7,843 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 784,300 underlying shares of NFLX. Below is a chart showing NFLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $320 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Boeing Co. (Symbol: BA) saw options trading volume of 39,682 contracts, representing approximately 4.0 million underlying shares or approximately 90.6% of BA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $350 strike call option expiring January 11, 2019 , with 4,307 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 430,700 underlying shares of BA. Below is a chart showing BA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $350 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CMG options , NFLX options , or BA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.




This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CMG , NFLX , BA



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