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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: GS, AXDX, EZPW


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (the (Symbol: GS), where a total of 17,080 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 73.4% of GS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $200 strike call option expiring May 24, 2019 , with 1,813 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 181,300 underlying shares of GS. Below is a chart showing GS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $200 strike highlighted in orange:

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Accelerate Diagnostics Inc (Symbol: AXDX) saw options trading volume of 1,628 contracts, representing approximately 162,800 underlying shares or approximately 71.8% of AXDX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 226,690 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $15 strike put option expiring November 15, 2019 , with 500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,000 underlying shares of AXDX. Below is a chart showing AXDX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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And EZCORP, Inc. (Symbol: EZPW) options are showing a volume of 3,199 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 319,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 71.2% of EZPW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 449,010 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $2.50 strike put option expiring December 20, 2019 , with 1,977 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 197,700 underlying shares of EZPW. Below is a chart showing EZPW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $2.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for GS options , AXDX options , or EZPW options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: GS , AXDX , EZPW



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