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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: IIPR, XOM, TGT


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Innovative Industrial Properties Inc (Symbol: IIPR), where a total of 1,468 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 146,800 underlying shares. That amounts to about 45.9% of IIPR's average daily trading volume over the past month of 319,715 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 437 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 43,700 underlying shares of IIPR. Below is a chart showing IIPR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Exxon Mobil Corp (Symbol: XOM) saw options trading volume of 54,403 contracts, representing approximately 5.4 million underlying shares or approximately 45.8% of XOM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 11.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike put option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 16,252 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares of XOM. Below is a chart showing XOM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Target Corp (Symbol: TGT) saw options trading volume of 23,456 contracts, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares or approximately 45.3% of TGT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $77.50 strike put option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 3,006 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,600 underlying shares of TGT. Below is a chart showing TGT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $77.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for IIPR options , XOM options , or TGT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: IIPR , XOM , TGT



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