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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: FITB, TSCO, DE


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Fifth Third Bancorp (Symbol: FITB), where a total volume of 18,318 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 45.1% of FITB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 16,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares of FITB. Below is a chart showing FITB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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Tractor Supply Co. (Symbol: TSCO) saw options trading volume of 5,705 contracts, representing approximately 570,500 underlying shares or approximately 42.6% of TSCO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $91.50 strike call option expiring September 07, 2018 , with 1,538 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 153,800 underlying shares of TSCO. Below is a chart showing TSCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $91.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Deere & Co. (Symbol: DE) saw options trading volume of 10,270 contracts, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares or approximately 42.2% of DE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $145 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 1,573 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 157,300 underlying shares of DE. Below is a chart showing DE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $145 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for FITB options , TSCO options , or DE options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: FITB , TSCO , DE



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