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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: XXII, UTX, THC


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in 22nd Century Group Inc (Symbol: XXII), where a total of 14,418 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 79.1% of XXII's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $4 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 3,823 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 382,300 underlying shares of XXII. Below is a chart showing XXII's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $4 strike highlighted in orange:

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United Technologies Corp (Symbol: UTX) saw options trading volume of 26,235 contracts, representing approximately 2.6 million underlying shares or approximately 74.4% of UTX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $120 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 6,017 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 601,700 underlying shares of UTX. Below is a chart showing UTX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Tenet Healthcare Corp. (Symbol: THC) saw options trading volume of 7,784 contracts, representing approximately 778,400 underlying shares or approximately 73.1% of THC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $32 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 3,008 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,800 underlying shares of THC. Below is a chart showing THC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $32 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for XXII options , UTX options , or THC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: XXII , UTX , THC



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