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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: LOW, BA, CSX

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Lowe's Companies Inc (Symbol: LOW), where a total volume of 25,147 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.5 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 50.8% of LOW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $107 strike put option expiring November 02, 2018 , with 2,532 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 253,200 underlying shares of LOW. Below is a chart showing LOW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $107 strike highlighted in orange:

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Boeing Co. (Symbol: BA) options are showing a volume of 20,361 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 50.5% of BA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $370 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 1,520 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 152,000 underlying shares of BA. Below is a chart showing BA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $370 strike highlighted in orange:

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And CSX Corp (Symbol: CSX) saw options trading volume of 30,661 contracts, representing approximately 3.1 million underlying shares or approximately 49.4% of CSX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $79 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 3,405 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 340,500 underlying shares of CSX. Below is a chart showing CSX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $79 strike highlighted in orange:

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