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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: LVS, MA, ADBE


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Las Vegas Sands Corp (Symbol: LVS), where a total volume of 45,475 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 4.5 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 103.9% of LVS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 15,612 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares of LVS. Below is a chart showing LVS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Mastercard Inc (Symbol: MA) saw options trading volume of 37,491 contracts, representing approximately 3.7 million underlying shares or approximately 98% of MA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $202.50 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 3,155 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 315,500 underlying shares of MA. Below is a chart showing MA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $202.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Adobe Inc (Symbol: ADBE) saw options trading volume of 33,643 contracts, representing approximately 3.4 million underlying shares or approximately 97.3% of ADBE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $260 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 1,125 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 112,500 underlying shares of ADBE. Below is a chart showing ADBE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $260 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for LVS options , MA options , or ADBE options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: LVS , MA , ADBE



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