Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: BAC, REGN, MHK


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Bank of America Corp. (Symbol: BAC), where a total volume of 410,531 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 41.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 44.5% of BAC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 92.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $23 strike call option expiring April 28, 2017 , with 40,906 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 4.1 million underlying shares of BAC. Below is a chart showing BAC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $23 strike highlighted in orange:

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Symbol: REGN) options are showing a volume of 3,851 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 385,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.1% of REGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 892,900 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $370 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 963 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 96,300 underlying shares of REGN. Below is a chart showing REGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $370 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Mohawk Industries, Inc. (Symbol: MHK) saw options trading volume of 1,695 contracts, representing approximately 169,500 underlying shares or approximately 42.9% of MHK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 395,495 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $230 strike put option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 987 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 98,700 underlying shares of MHK. Below is a chart showing MHK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $230 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for BAC options , REGN options , or MHK options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: BAC , REGN , MHK


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