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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: SN, AJRD, MA


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Sanchez Energy Corp. (Symbol: SN), where a total volume of 10,659 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 48.7% of SN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $4 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 9,838 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 983,800 underlying shares of SN. Below is a chart showing SN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $4 strike highlighted in orange:

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc (Symbol: AJRD) options are showing a volume of 2,796 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 279,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48.6% of AJRD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 575,180 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 720 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 72,000 underlying shares of AJRD. Below is a chart showing AJRD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Mastercard Inc (Symbol: MA) saw options trading volume of 16,141 contracts, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares or approximately 47.7% of MA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $185 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 899 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 89,900 underlying shares of MA. Below is a chart showing MA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SN options , AJRD options , or MA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: SN , AJRD , MA



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