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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: AVYA, LAMR, NUE


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Avaya Holdings Corp (Symbol: AVYA), where a total of 13,393 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 53% of AVYA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 5,685 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 568,500 underlying shares of AVYA. Below is a chart showing AVYA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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Lamar Advertising Co (Symbol: LAMR) saw options trading volume of 1,871 contracts, representing approximately 187,100 underlying shares or approximately 52.8% of LAMR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 354,660 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 841 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 84,100 underlying shares of LAMR. Below is a chart showing LAMR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Nucor Corp. (Symbol: NUE) saw options trading volume of 10,420 contracts, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares or approximately 51.9% of NUE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $52.50 strike put option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 5,034 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 503,400 underlying shares of NUE. Below is a chart showing NUE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $52.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AVYA options , LAMR options , or NUE options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AVYA , LAMR , NUE



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