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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: BAC, RCL, STX


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Bank of America Corp (Symbol: BAC), where a total volume of 191,954 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 19.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 42.9% of BAC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 44.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $28 strike put option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 36,747 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.7 million underlying shares of BAC. Below is a chart showing BAC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $28 strike highlighted in orange:

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (Symbol: RCL) saw options trading volume of 5,156 contracts, representing approximately 515,600 underlying shares or approximately 42.6% of RCL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $125 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 1,388 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 138,800 underlying shares of RCL. Below is a chart showing RCL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $125 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Seagate Technology plc (Symbol: STX) options are showing a volume of 11,084 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.7% of STX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring September 20, 2019 , with 1,677 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 167,700 underlying shares of STX. Below is a chart showing STX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: BAC , RCL , STX



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