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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: MYGN, PEGA, VMW


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Symbol: MYGN), where a total volume of 6,461 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 646,100 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 61.3% of MYGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $27 strike put option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 4,963 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 496,300 underlying shares of MYGN. Below is a chart showing MYGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27 strike highlighted in orange:

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Pegasystems Inc (Symbol: PEGA) saw options trading volume of 2,105 contracts, representing approximately 210,500 underlying shares or approximately 58.5% of PEGA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 359,645 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 1,631 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 163,100 underlying shares of PEGA. Below is a chart showing PEGA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And VMware Inc (Symbol: VMW) options are showing a volume of 10,136 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 57.4% of VMW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $153.19 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 2,581 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 258,100 underlying shares of VMW. Below is a chart showing VMW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $153.19 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MYGN options , PEGA options , or VMW options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: MYGN , PEGA , VMW




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