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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: CAT, NXST, WING


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Caterpillar Inc. (Symbol: CAT), where a total of 56,015 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 5.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 151.7% of CAT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $145 strike put option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 2,615 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 261,500 underlying shares of CAT. Below is a chart showing CAT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $145 strike highlighted in orange:

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Nexstar Media Group Inc (Symbol: NXST) saw options trading volume of 8,741 contracts, representing approximately 874,100 underlying shares or approximately 150.4% of NXST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 581,190 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 4,018 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 401,800 underlying shares of NXST. Below is a chart showing NXST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Wingstop Inc (Symbol: WING) saw options trading volume of 6,981 contracts, representing approximately 698,100 underlying shares or approximately 121.4% of WING's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 575,050 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 3,107 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 310,700 underlying shares of WING. Below is a chart showing WING's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CAT options , NXST options , or WING options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CAT , NXST , WING


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