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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: ALNY, ACOR, EROS


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: ALNY), where a total volume of 5,710 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 571,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 52.2% of ALNY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,969 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 196,900 underlying shares of ALNY. Below is a chart showing ALNY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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Acorda Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: ACOR) saw options trading volume of 1,755 contracts, representing approximately 175,500 underlying shares or approximately 51.6% of ACOR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 340,070 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $20 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 378 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 37,800 underlying shares of ACOR. Below is a chart showing ACOR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Eros International plc (Symbol: EROS) saw options trading volume of 1,657 contracts, representing approximately 165,700 underlying shares or approximately 50% of EROS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 331,565 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 300 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 30,000 underlying shares of EROS. Below is a chart showing EROS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ALNY options , ACOR options , or EROS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: ALNY , ACOR , EROS



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