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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: BBBY, MGPI, CARS


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Bed, Bath & Beyond, Inc. (Symbol: BBBY), where a total of 24,466 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 44.7% of BBBY's average daily trading volume over the past month of 5.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 5,459 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 545,900 underlying shares of BBBY. Below is a chart showing BBBY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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MGP Ingredients Inc (Symbol: MGPI) options are showing a volume of 493 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 49,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41% of MGPI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 120,375 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 400 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 40,000 underlying shares of MGPI. Below is a chart showing MGPI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cars.com Inc (Symbol: CARS) options are showing a volume of 7,823 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 782,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.7% of CARS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 4,266 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 426,600 underlying shares of CARS. Below is a chart showing CARS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for BBBY options , MGPI options , or CARS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: BBBY , MGPI , CARS


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