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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: FB, GIII, VRA


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Facebook Inc (Symbol: FB), where a total of 140,852 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 14.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 54.3% of FB's average daily trading volume over the past month of 25.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $185 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 17,104 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares of FB. Below is a chart showing FB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

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G-III Apparel Group Ltd. (Symbol: GIII) options are showing a volume of 2,463 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 246,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 54.2% of GIII's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 454,805 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 1,156 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 115,600 underlying shares of GIII. Below is a chart showing GIII's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Vera Bradley Inc. (Symbol: VRA) saw options trading volume of 1,022 contracts, representing approximately 102,200 underlying shares or approximately 53.7% of VRA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 190,365 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $10 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,000 underlying shares of VRA. Below is a chart showing VRA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for FB options , GIII options , or VRA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: FB , GIII , VRA



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