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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: RIG, GDEN, TTWO


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Transocean Ltd (Symbol: RIG), where a total volume of 97,894 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 9.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 74.5% of RIG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 13.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $14 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 21,550 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.2 million underlying shares of RIG. Below is a chart showing RIG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $14 strike highlighted in orange:

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Golden Entertainment Inc (Symbol: GDEN) saw options trading volume of 2,128 contracts, representing approximately 212,800 underlying shares or approximately 73.9% of GDEN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 288,030 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 1,707 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 170,700 underlying shares of GDEN. Below is a chart showing GDEN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (Symbol: TTWO) options are showing a volume of 11,910 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 64.7% of TTWO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 2,006 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,600 underlying shares of TTWO. Below is a chart showing TTWO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for RIG options , GDEN options , or TTWO options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: RIG , GDEN , TTWO



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