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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: THC, CLUB, AAPL


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Tenet Healthcare Corp. (Symbol: THC), where a total volume of 12,284 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 88% of THC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $36 strike put option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 7,517 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 751,700 underlying shares of THC. Below is a chart showing THC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $36 strike highlighted in orange:

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Town Sports International Holdings Inc (Symbol: CLUB) options are showing a volume of 2,224 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 222,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 78% of CLUB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 285,205 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $10 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 1,001 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,100 underlying shares of CLUB. Below is a chart showing CLUB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Apple Inc (Symbol: AAPL) saw options trading volume of 191,023 contracts, representing approximately 19.1 million underlying shares or approximately 74.2% of AAPL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 25.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $185 strike call option expiring June 29, 2018 , with 14,083 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares of AAPL. Below is a chart showing AAPL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for THC options , CLUB options , or AAPL options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: THC , CLUB , AAPL



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