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Notable Thursday Option Activity: SAGE, FIVE, DAL


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Sage Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: SAGE), where a total volume of 5,141 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 514,100 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 44.7% of SAGE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $145 strike put option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 1,027 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 102,700 underlying shares of SAGE. Below is a chart showing SAGE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $145 strike highlighted in orange:

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Five Below Inc (Symbol: FIVE) saw options trading volume of 5,235 contracts, representing approximately 523,500 underlying shares or approximately 43.9% of FIVE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 2,257 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 225,700 underlying shares of FIVE. Below is a chart showing FIVE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Delta Air Lines Inc (Symbol: DAL) options are showing a volume of 26,097 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.1% of DAL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring January 05, 2018 , with 10,038 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of DAL. Below is a chart showing DAL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SAGE options , FIVE options , or DAL 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: SAGE , FIVE , DAL


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