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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: DVA, FB, JEC


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in DaVita Inc (Symbol: DVA), where a total volume of 43,313 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 4.3 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 195.4% of DVA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 21,221 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares of DVA. Below is a chart showing DVA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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Facebook Inc (Symbol: FB) saw options trading volume of 274,649 contracts, representing approximately 27.5 million underlying shares or approximately 98.8% of FB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 27.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $140 strike call option expiring November 23, 2018 , with 8,910 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 891,000 underlying shares of FB. Below is a chart showing FB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $140 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. (Symbol: JEC) saw options trading volume of 9,579 contracts, representing approximately 957,900 underlying shares or approximately 68.1% of JEC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 2,360 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 236,000 underlying shares of JEC. Below is a chart showing JEC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DVA options , FB options , or JEC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: DVA , FB , JEC



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