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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: TREE, LGIH, ALKS


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in LendingTree Inc (Symbol: TREE), where a total of 2,074 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 207,400 underlying shares. That amounts to about 76.1% of TREE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 272,590 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $240 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 260 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 26,000 underlying shares of TREE. Below is a chart showing TREE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $240 strike highlighted in orange:

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LGI Homes, Inc. (Symbol: LGIH) saw options trading volume of 3,556 contracts, representing approximately 355,600 underlying shares or approximately 69.2% of LGIH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 513,970 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 1,701 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 170,100 underlying shares of LGIH. Below is a chart showing LGIH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Alkermes plc (Symbol: ALKS) saw options trading volume of 6,678 contracts, representing approximately 667,800 underlying shares or approximately 68.8% of ALKS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 970,210 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $47 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 2,018 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 201,800 underlying shares of ALKS. Below is a chart showing ALKS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $47 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for TREE options , LGIH options , or ALKS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: TREE , LGIH , ALKS



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