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Notable Friday Option Activity: AVAV, I, MCD


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in AeroVironment, Inc. (Symbol: AVAV), where a total of 1,738 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 173,800 underlying shares. That amounts to about 45% of AVAV's average daily trading volume over the past month of 385,940 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 204 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 20,400 underlying shares of AVAV. Below is a chart showing AVAV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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Intelsat SA (Symbol: I) options are showing a volume of 16,692 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.4% of I's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $18 strike put option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 5,042 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 504,200 underlying shares of I. Below is a chart showing I's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $18 strike highlighted in orange:

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And McDonald's Corp (Symbol: MCD) options are showing a volume of 13,553 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.2% of MCD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $180 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,042 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 104,200 underlying shares of MCD. Below is a chart showing MCD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $180 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AVAV options , I options , or MCD options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AVAV , I , MCD




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