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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: NRG, NFLX, IQV


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in NRG Energy Inc (Symbol: NRG), where a total of 142,099 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 14.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 257.8% of NRG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 5.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $37 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 51,909 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 5.2 million underlying shares of NRG. Below is a chart showing NRG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

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Netflix Inc (Symbol: NFLX) options are showing a volume of 62,774 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 6.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 83% of NFLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $160 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 10,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of NFLX. Below is a chart showing NFLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $160 strike highlighted in orange:

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And IQVIA Holdings Inc (Symbol: IQV) saw options trading volume of 6,972 contracts, representing approximately 697,200 underlying shares or approximately 75.3% of IQV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 925,800 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $95 strike put option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 5,005 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 500,500 underlying shares of IQV. Below is a chart showing IQV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NRG options , NFLX options , or IQV options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: NRG , NFLX , IQV



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