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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: XEC, STMP, C


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Cimarex Energy Co (Symbol: XEC), where a total volume of 6,267 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 626,700 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 55.2% of XEC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 2,326 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 232,600 underlying shares of XEC. Below is a chart showing XEC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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Stamps.com Inc. (Symbol: STMP) saw options trading volume of 2,059 contracts, representing approximately 205,900 underlying shares or approximately 53.9% of STMP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 382,115 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $250 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 256 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 25,600 underlying shares of STMP. Below is a chart showing STMP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Citigroup Inc (Symbol: C) saw options trading volume of 87,197 contracts, representing approximately 8.7 million underlying shares or approximately 53.1% of C's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 16.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $70 strike put option expiring May 11, 2018 , with 3,782 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 378,200 underlying shares of C. Below is a chart showing C's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for XEC options , STMP options , or C options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: XEC , STMP , C



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