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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: GE, ALNY, CBM


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in General Electric Co (Symbol: GE), where a total volume of 624,875 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 62.5 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 50.2% of GE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 124.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $8 strike put option expiring December 07, 2018 , with 116,359 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 11.6 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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Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: ALNY) saw options trading volume of 3,711 contracts, representing approximately 371,100 underlying shares or approximately 45.2% of ALNY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 821,550 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $70 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 1,002 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,200 underlying shares of ALNY. Below is a chart showing ALNY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cambrex Corp (Symbol: CBM) saw options trading volume of 1,724 contracts, representing approximately 172,400 underlying shares or approximately 44.6% of CBM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 386,440 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 700 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 70,000 underlying shares of CBM. Below is a chart showing CBM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for GE options , ALNY options , or CBM options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: GE , ALNY , CBM



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