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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: NXPI, RTN, GLW


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in NXP Semiconductors NV (Symbol: NXPI), where a total volume of 37,201 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 50.5% of NXPI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $90 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 8,176 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 817,600 underlying shares of NXPI. Below is a chart showing NXPI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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Raytheon Co. (Symbol: RTN) saw options trading volume of 6,817 contracts, representing approximately 681,700 underlying shares or approximately 50% of RTN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $202.50 strike call option expiring August 31, 2018 , with 582 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 58,200 underlying shares of RTN. Below is a chart showing RTN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $202.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Corning Inc (Symbol: GLW) saw options trading volume of 20,579 contracts, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares or approximately 48.9% of GLW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $34 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 15,085 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of GLW. Below is a chart showing GLW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $34 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NXPI options , RTN options , or GLW options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: NXPI , RTN , GLW



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