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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: GCO, DHI, FDX


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Genesco Inc. (Symbol: GCO), where a total volume of 895 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 89,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 49.8% of GCO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 179,710 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 431 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 43,100 underlying shares of GCO. Below is a chart showing GCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Horton Inc (Symbol: DHI) options are showing a volume of 21,558 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.2% of DHI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $43 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 10,306 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of DHI. Below is a chart showing DHI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $43 strike highlighted in orange:

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And FedEx Corp (Symbol: FDX) saw options trading volume of 6,350 contracts, representing approximately 635,000 underlying shares or approximately 45% of FDX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $247.50 strike put option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 713 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 71,300 underlying shares of FDX. Below is a chart showing FDX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $247.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for GCO options , DHI options , or FDX options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: GCO , DHI , FDX


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