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Notable Thursday Option Activity: VMC, CHTR, BMY

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Vulcan Materials Co (Symbol: VMC), where a total volume of 15,274 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.5 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 98.2% of VMC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 5,018 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 501,800 underlying shares of VMC. Below is a chart showing VMC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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Charter Communications Inc (Symbol: CHTR) saw options trading volume of 10,867 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 74.2% of CHTR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $300 strike put option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 5,007 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 500,700 underlying shares of CHTR. Below is a chart showing CHTR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $300 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (Symbol: BMY) options are showing a volume of 96,901 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 9.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 63.6% of BMY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 15.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $44 strike put option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 12,800 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of BMY. Below is a chart showing BMY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $44 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for VMC options , CHTR options , or BMY options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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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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