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Notable Friday Option Activity: SUPN, MTN, NAV


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: SUPN), where a total volume of 4,242 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 424,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 73.2% of SUPN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 579,565 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $38 strike put option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 1,651 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 165,100 underlying shares of SUPN. Below is a chart showing SUPN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $38 strike highlighted in orange:

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Vail Resorts Inc (Symbol: MTN) saw options trading volume of 2,027 contracts, representing approximately 202,700 underlying shares or approximately 70.9% of MTN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 286,005 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $210 strike put option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 371 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 37,100 underlying shares of MTN. Below is a chart showing MTN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $210 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Navistar International Corp. (Symbol: NAV) options are showing a volume of 3,036 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 303,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 67.7% of NAV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 448,530 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $26.50 strike put option expiring December 14, 2018 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of NAV. Below is a chart showing NAV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $26.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SUPN options , MTN options , or NAV options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: SUPN , MTN , NAV



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