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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: GM, AMWD, VNDA


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in General Motors Co (Symbol: GM), where a total volume of 57,949 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 5.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.1% of GM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 12.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $39 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 5,775 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 577,500 underlying shares of GM. Below is a chart showing GM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $39 strike highlighted in orange:

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American Woodmark Corp. (Symbol: AMWD) options are showing a volume of 749 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 74,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.5% of AMWD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 164,505 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 413 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 41,300 underlying shares of AMWD. Below is a chart showing AMWD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: VNDA) saw options trading volume of 2,824 contracts, representing approximately 282,400 underlying shares or approximately 44.8% of VNDA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 630,525 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $19 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 495 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 49,500 underlying shares of VNDA. Below is a chart showing VNDA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $19 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for GM options , AMWD options , or VNDA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: GM , AMWD , VNDA



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