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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: ETFC, HLT, DAL


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Etrade Financial Corporation (Symbol: ETFC), where a total of 16,991 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 76.3% of ETFC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 3,534 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 353,400 underlying shares of ETFC. Below is a chart showing ETFC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (Symbol: HLT) options are showing a volume of 21,970 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 71.3% of HLT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $85 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 10,641 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of HLT. Below is a chart showing HLT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Delta Air Lines Inc (Symbol: DAL) saw options trading volume of 46,862 contracts, representing approximately 4.7 million underlying shares or approximately 64.4% of DAL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $52 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 13,497 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of DAL. Below is a chart showing DAL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $52 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ETFC options , HLT options , or DAL options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: ETFC , HLT , DAL



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