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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: AA, SRPT, ENR


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Alcoa Corporation (Symbol: AA), where a total of 30,598 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 84.7% of AA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $41 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 10,592 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of AA. Below is a chart showing AA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $41 strike highlighted in orange:

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Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: SRPT) options are showing a volume of 6,885 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 688,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 70.5% of SRPT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 976,225 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $149 strike call option expiring October 05, 2018 , with 821 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 82,100 underlying shares of SRPT. Below is a chart showing SRPT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $149 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Energizer Holdings Inc (Symbol: ENR) options are showing a volume of 3,150 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 315,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 67.9% of ENR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 464,155 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 3,097 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 309,700 underlying shares of ENR. Below is a chart showing ENR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AA options , SRPT options , or ENR options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AA , SRPT , ENR



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