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Notable Friday Option Activity: ILG, GD, UNH


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in ILG Inc (Symbol: ILG), where a total volume of 4,789 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 478,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 50.5% of ILG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 947,940 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $27 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 3,525 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 352,500 underlying shares of ILG. Below is a chart showing ILG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27 strike highlighted in orange:

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General Dynamics Corp. (Symbol: GD) saw options trading volume of 6,119 contracts, representing approximately 611,900 underlying shares or approximately 50.2% of GD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $210 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,004 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,400 underlying shares of GD. Below is a chart showing GD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $210 strike highlighted in orange:

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And UnitedHealth Group Inc (Symbol: UNH) options are showing a volume of 13,450 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 49.9% of UNH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $230 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 1,425 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 142,500 underlying shares of UNH. Below is a chart showing UNH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $230 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ILG options , GD options , or UNH options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: ILG , GD , UNH


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