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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: QLYS, AGO, MMM


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Qualys, Inc. (Symbol: QLYS), where a total of 3,552 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 355,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 123.7% of QLYS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 287,135 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 1,235 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 123,500 underlying shares of QLYS. Below is a chart showing QLYS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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Assured Guaranty Ltd (Symbol: AGO) saw options trading volume of 6,174 contracts, representing approximately 617,400 underlying shares or approximately 108.9% of AGO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 567,165 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $38 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,638 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 163,800 underlying shares of AGO. Below is a chart showing AGO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $38 strike highlighted in orange:

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And 3M Co (Symbol: MMM) saw options trading volume of 25,119 contracts, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares or approximately 105.2% of MMM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $230 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 10,274 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of MMM. Below is a chart showing MMM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $230 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for QLYS options , AGO options , or MMM options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: QLYS , AGO , MMM



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