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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: CMG, IPGP, FDX


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (Symbol: CMG), where a total volume of 40,402 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 4.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 659.3% of CMG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 612,825 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $425 strike put option expiring August 03, 2018 , with 2,102 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 210,200 underlying shares of CMG. Below is a chart showing CMG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $425 strike highlighted in orange:

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IPG Photonics Corp (Symbol: IPGP) saw options trading volume of 3,784 contracts, representing approximately 378,400 underlying shares or approximately 126.6% of IPGP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 298,935 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $160 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 300 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 30,000 underlying shares of IPGP. Below is a chart showing IPGP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $160 strike highlighted in orange:

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And FedEx Corp (Symbol: FDX) saw options trading volume of 13,894 contracts, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares or approximately 92% of FDX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $250 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 723 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 72,300 underlying shares of FDX. Below is a chart showing FDX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CMG options , IPGP options , or FDX options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CMG , IPGP , FDX



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