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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: AMWD, OXY, SRPT


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in American Woodmark Corp. (Symbol: AMWD), where a total volume of 1,127 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 112,700 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 49% of AMWD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 229,850 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of AMWD. Below is a chart showing AMWD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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Occidental Petroleum Corp (Symbol: OXY) saw options trading volume of 24,610 contracts, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares or approximately 48.5% of OXY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $87.50 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 10,260 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of OXY. Below is a chart showing OXY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $87.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: SRPT) saw options trading volume of 6,885 contracts, representing approximately 688,500 underlying shares or approximately 48.2% of SRPT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring June 22, 2018 , with 675 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 67,500 underlying shares of SRPT. Below is a chart showing SRPT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AMWD options , OXY options , or SRPT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AMWD , OXY , SRPT



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