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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: AMWD, AMZN, ASH


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in American Woodmark Corp. (Symbol: AMWD), where a total of 6,256 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 625,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 298.7% of AMWD's average daily trading volume over the past month of 209,430 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 3,250 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 325,000 underlying shares of AMWD. Below is a chart showing AMWD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN) options are showing a volume of 179,784 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 18.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 227.8% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $1600 strike call option expiring November 02, 2018 , with 4,946 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 494,600 underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1600 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Ashland Global Holdings Inc (Symbol: ASH) saw options trading volume of 10,866 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 184.3% of ASH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 589,565 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 5,203 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 520,300 underlying shares of ASH. Below is a chart showing ASH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AMWD options , AMZN options , or ASH options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AMWD , AMZN , ASH



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