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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: BLK, TXN, DLTR


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Blackrock Inc (Symbol: BLK), where a total volume of 3,198 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 319,800 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 59% of BLK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 541,830 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $410 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 792 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 79,200 underlying shares of BLK. Below is a chart showing BLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $410 strike highlighted in orange:

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Texas Instruments Inc. (Symbol: TXN) saw options trading volume of 27,437 contracts, representing approximately 2.7 million underlying shares or approximately 55.2% of TXN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 20,573 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares of TXN. Below is a chart showing TXN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Dollar Tree Inc (Symbol: DLTR) options are showing a volume of 9,266 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 926,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48.6% of DLTR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $96 strike call option expiring March 08, 2019 , with 937 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 93,700 underlying shares of DLTR. Below is a chart showing DLTR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $96 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for BLK options , TXN options , or DLTR options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: BLK , TXN , DLTR




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