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Notable Monday Option Activity: DVA, EVHC, AXP


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in DaVita Inc (Symbol: DVA), where a total of 16,452 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 125.4% of DVA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $77.50 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 4,133 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 413,300 underlying shares of DVA. Below is a chart showing DVA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $77.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Envision Healthcare Corp (Symbol: EVHC) options are showing a volume of 31,988 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 118% of EVHC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 7,660 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 766,000 underlying shares of EVHC. Below is a chart showing EVHC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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And American Express Co. (Symbol: AXP) options are showing a volume of 17,501 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.8 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 63% of AXP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike put option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 7,520 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 752,000 underlying shares of AXP. Below is a chart showing AXP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DVA options , EVHC options , or AXP options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: DVA , EVHC , AXP


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