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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: NFLX, CRI, KSU


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Netflix Inc (Symbol: NFLX), where a total volume of 123,292 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 12.3 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 117.9% of NFLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 10.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $295 strike call option expiring March 02, 2018 , with 5,892 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 589,200 underlying shares of NFLX. Below is a chart showing NFLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $295 strike highlighted in orange:

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Carter's Inc (Symbol: CRI) options are showing a volume of 6,589 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 658,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 107.5% of CRI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 612,835 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $120 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 3,129 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 312,900 underlying shares of CRI. Below is a chart showing CRI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Kansas City Southern (Symbol: KSU) saw options trading volume of 11,775 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 105.9% of KSU's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 5,045 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 504,500 underlying shares of KSU. Below is a chart showing KSU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NFLX options , CRI options , or KSU options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: NFLX , CRI , KSU



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