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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: PYPL, FELE, SGMS


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in PayPal Holdings Inc (Symbol: PYPL), where a total of 41,605 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 4.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 48.6% of PYPL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 8.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring February 22, 2019 , with 4,817 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 481,700 underlying shares of PYPL. Below is a chart showing PYPL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (Symbol: FELE) saw options trading volume of 550 contracts, representing approximately 55,000 underlying shares or approximately 48.4% of FELE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 113,535 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring October 18, 2019 , with 250 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 25,000 underlying shares of FELE. Below is a chart showing FELE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Scientific Games Corp (Symbol: SGMS) options are showing a volume of 5,783 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 578,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48% of SGMS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring January 17, 2020 , with 1,391 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 139,100 underlying shares of SGMS. Below is a chart showing SGMS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for PYPL options , FELE options , or SGMS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: PYPL , FELE , SGMS




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