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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: TOL, GME, AVXL


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Toll Brothers Inc. (Symbol: TOL), where a total of 8,343 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 834,300 underlying shares. That amounts to about 54.1% of TOL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 3,982 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 398,200 underlying shares of TOL. Below is a chart showing TOL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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GameStop Corp (Symbol: GME) options are showing a volume of 9,572 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 957,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53.1% of GME's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring October 20, 2017 , with 5,838 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 583,800 underlying shares of GME. Below is a chart showing GME's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Anavex Life Sciences Corp (Symbol: AVXL) options are showing a volume of 1,430 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 143,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 52.5% of AVXL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 272,565 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $5 strike put option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 290 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 29,000 underlying shares of AVXL. Below is a chart showing AVXL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: TOL , GME , AVXL


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