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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: EBAY, XOM, DLTR

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in eBay Inc. (Symbol: EBAY), where a total of 93,552 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 9.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 54.6% of EBAY's average daily trading volume over the past month of 17.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $38 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 15,639 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares of EBAY. Below is a chart showing EBAY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $38 strike highlighted in orange:

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Exxon Mobil Corp (Symbol: XOM) options are showing a volume of 63,650 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 6.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.9% of XOM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 13.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 12,059 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of XOM. Below is a chart showing XOM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Dollar Tree Inc (Symbol: DLTR) saw options trading volume of 8,809 contracts, representing approximately 880,900 underlying shares or approximately 46.6% of DLTR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring March 01, 2019 , with 2,513 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 251,300 underlying shares of DLTR. Below is a chart showing DLTR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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