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Notable Thursday Option Activity: LVS, AOBC, MRTX


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Las Vegas Sands Corp (Symbol: LVS), where a total volume of 15,113 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.5 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 44.7% of LVS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 3,860 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 386,000 underlying shares of LVS. Below is a chart showing LVS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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American Outdoor Brands Corp (Symbol: AOBC) options are showing a volume of 3,604 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 360,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.6% of AOBC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 807,585 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $9.50 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 527 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 52,700 underlying shares of AOBC. Below is a chart showing AOBC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $9.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Mirati Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: MRTX) saw options trading volume of 3,201 contracts, representing approximately 320,100 underlying shares or approximately 44.4% of MRTX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 720,800 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 2,182 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 218,200 underlying shares of MRTX. Below is a chart showing MRTX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for LVS options , AOBC options , or MRTX options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: LVS , AOBC , MRTX




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