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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: MD, XPO, RTN


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Mednax, Inc. (Symbol: MD), where a total volume of 3,808 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 380,800 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 40.7% of MD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 936,240 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,571 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 157,100 underlying shares of MD. Below is a chart showing MD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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XPO Logistics, Inc. (Symbol: XPO) saw options trading volume of 6,066 contracts, representing approximately 606,600 underlying shares or approximately 40.7% of XPO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,038 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 103,800 underlying shares of XPO. Below is a chart showing XPO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Raytheon Co. (Symbol: RTN) options are showing a volume of 8,093 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 809,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.6% of RTN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $210 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 997 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 99,700 underlying shares of RTN. Below is a chart showing RTN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $210 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MD options , XPO options , or RTN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: MD , XPO , RTN



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