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Notable Wednesday option activity: NUE, DAL, CSTM

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Among the underlying constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume in Nucor Corp today. (Symbol: NUE), where a total of 12,482 contracts have been traded so far, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares. This equates to approximately 62.3% of NUE’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $129 strike put option expiring on January 20, 2023, with 1,636 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 163,600 underlying shares of NUE. Below is a chart showing NUE’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $129 strike highlighted in orange:

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Delta Air Lines Inc (ticker: DAL) options have a volume of 57,186 contracts to date. This number of contracts represents approximately 5.7 million underlying shares, or 61.1% of DAL’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 9.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $37 strike call option expiring on February 17, 2023, with 10,160 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of DAL. Below is a chart showing DAL’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Constellium SE (Symbol: CSTM) recorded options trading volume of 5,149 contracts, representing approximately 514,900 underlying stocks or approximately 58.2% of CSTM’s average daily trading volume over the past month, i.e. 884,860 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12 strike call option expiring on January 20, 2023, with 2,500 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 250,000 underlying CSTM shares. Below is a chart showing CSTM’s past twelve month trading history, with the $12 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the different expirations available for NUE options, DAL options or CSTM options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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