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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: ULTA, BIG, TTWO


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Ulta Beauty Inc (Symbol: ULTA), where a total of 3,668 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 366,800 underlying shares. That amounts to about 57.1% of ULTA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 642,440 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $320 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 191 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 19,100 underlying shares of ULTA. Below is a chart showing ULTA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $320 strike highlighted in orange:

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Big Lots, Inc. (Symbol: BIG) options are showing a volume of 5,237 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 523,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 55.6% of BIG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 941,220 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $32.50 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 4,372 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 437,200 underlying shares of BIG. Below is a chart showing BIG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $32.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (Symbol: TTWO) saw options trading volume of 20,373 contracts, representing approximately 2.0 million underlying shares or approximately 55.6% of TTWO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,813 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 181,300 underlying shares of TTWO. Below is a chart showing TTWO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ULTA options , BIG options , or TTWO options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: ULTA , BIG , TTWO



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