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Notable Monday Option Activity: MS, GDDY, CREE

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Morgan Stanley (Symbol: MS), where a total volume of 46,521 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 4.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 47.6% of MS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 9.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $44 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 7,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 750,000 underlying shares of MS. Below is a chart showing MS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $44 strike highlighted in orange:

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GoDaddy Inc (Symbol: GDDY) options are showing a volume of 3,261 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 326,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.4% of GDDY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 703,260 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $39 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 2,260 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 226,000 underlying shares of GDDY. Below is a chart showing GDDY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $39 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cree, Inc. (Symbol: CREE) options are showing a volume of 3,504 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 350,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.3% of CREE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 756,465 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 554 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 55,400 underlying shares of CREE. Below is a chart showing CREE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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