Notable Thursday Option Activity: MDLZ, NTNX, CAR


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Mondelez International Inc (Symbol: MDLZ), where a total volume of 49,335 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 4.9 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 63.9% of MDLZ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $46 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 7,831 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 783,100 underlying shares of MDLZ. Below is a chart showing MDLZ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $46 strike highlighted in orange:

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Nutanix Inc (Symbol: NTNX) saw options trading volume of 3,845 contracts, representing approximately 384,500 underlying shares or approximately 54.7% of NTNX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 703,045 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 2,886 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 288,600 underlying shares of NTNX. Below is a chart showing NTNX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Avis Budget Group Inc (Symbol: CAR) saw options trading volume of 8,856 contracts, representing approximately 885,600 underlying shares or approximately 53.5% of CAR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $36 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,329 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 132,900 underlying shares of CAR. Below is a chart showing CAR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $36 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MDLZ options , NTNX options , or CAR options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: MDLZ , NTNX , CAR


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