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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: AMC, GE, SGMO


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (Symbol: AMC), where a total volume of 14,615 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 76.5% of AMC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $18 strike put option expiring November 09, 2018 , with 3,003 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,300 underlying shares of AMC. Below is a chart showing AMC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $18 strike highlighted in orange:

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General Electric Co (Symbol: GE) options are showing a volume of 940,843 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 94.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 72.1% of GE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 130.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $8 strike put option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 43,905 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 4.4 million underlying shares of GE. Below is a chart showing GE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $8 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Sangamo Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: SGMO) saw options trading volume of 11,347 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 69.1% of SGMO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $14 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 1,052 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 105,200 underlying shares of SGMO. Below is a chart showing SGMO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $14 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AMC , GE , SGMO



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