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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: UAL, RGLD, CBL


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in United Continental Holdings Inc (Symbol: UAL), where a total of 11,438 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 51.4% of UAL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $85 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 1,576 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 157,600 underlying shares of UAL. Below is a chart showing UAL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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Royal Gold Inc (Symbol: RGLD) options are showing a volume of 2,751 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 275,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 51.4% of RGLD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 534,955 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $77.50 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 612 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 61,200 underlying shares of RGLD. Below is a chart showing RGLD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $77.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And CBL & Associates Properties Inc (Symbol: CBL) options are showing a volume of 15,130 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 50.3% of CBL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $5 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 6,884 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 688,400 underlying shares of CBL. Below is a chart showing CBL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for UAL options , RGLD options , or CBL options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: UAL , RGLD , CBL



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