Notable Wednesday Option Activity: AGO, PNRA, GM

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Assured Guaranty Ltd (Symbol: AGO), where a total of 2,744 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 274,400 underlying shares. That amounts to about 43.8% of AGO's average daily trading volume over the past month of 625,810 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $29 strike call option expiring October 21, 2016 , with 1,207 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 120,700 underlying shares of AGO. Below is a chart showing AGO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $29 strike highlighted in orange:

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Panera Bread Co (Symbol: PNRA) options are showing a volume of 1,592 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 159,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.7% of PNRA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 373,200 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $185 strike put option expiring November 18, 2016 , with 1,020 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 102,000 underlying shares of PNRA. Below is a chart showing PNRA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

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And General Motors Co. (Symbol: GM) saw options trading volume of 58,897 contracts, representing approximately 5.9 million underlying shares or approximately 42% of GM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 14.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring January 20, 2017 , with 26,854 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.7 million underlying shares of GM. Below is a chart showing GM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AGO options , PNRA options , or GM options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AGO , PNRA , GM


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