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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: GD, BMY, CERN


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in General Dynamics Corp (Symbol: GD), where a total of 7,165 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 716,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 44.3% of GD's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $185 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 5,017 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 501,700 underlying shares of GD. Below is a chart showing GD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (Symbol: BMY) options are showing a volume of 26,514 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.5% of BMY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 5,120 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 512,000 underlying shares of BMY. Below is a chart showing BMY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cerner Corp. (Symbol: CERN) options are showing a volume of 6,506 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 650,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.3% of CERN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $67.50 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 5,196 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 519,600 underlying shares of CERN. Below is a chart showing CERN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $67.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for GD options , BMY options , or CERN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: GD , BMY , CERN



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