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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: AMWD, PYPL, REGN


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in American Woodmark Corp. (Symbol: AMWD), where a total volume of 1,035 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 103,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 42% of AMWD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 246,680 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,000 underlying shares of AMWD. Below is a chart showing AMWD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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PayPal Holdings Inc (Symbol: PYPL) options are showing a volume of 34,189 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.5% of PYPL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 8.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 4,794 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 479,400 underlying shares of PYPL. Below is a chart showing PYPL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Symbol: REGN) options are showing a volume of 3,236 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 323,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.1% of REGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 806,230 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $365 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 294 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 29,400 underlying shares of REGN. Below is a chart showing REGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $365 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AMWD options , PYPL options , or REGN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AMWD , PYPL , REGN



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