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Notable Monday Option Activity: CRY, APAM, FIVE


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in CryoLife, Inc. (Symbol: CRY), where a total volume of 444 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 44,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.2% of CRY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 102,830 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 391 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 39,100 underlying shares of CRY. Below is a chart showing CRY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc (Symbol: APAM) options are showing a volume of 2,082 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 208,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.1% of APAM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 482,640 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,777 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 177,700 underlying shares of APAM. Below is a chart showing APAM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Five Below Inc (Symbol: FIVE) options are showing a volume of 3,538 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 353,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.7% of FIVE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 828,460 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $135 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 344 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 34,400 underlying shares of FIVE. Below is a chart showing FIVE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CRY options , APAM options , or FIVE options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CRY , APAM , FIVE



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