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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: DIS, AGM, GPS

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Walt Disney Co. (Symbol: DIS), where a total volume of 46,691 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 57.1% of DIS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 8.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 6,124 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 612,400 underlying shares of DIS. Below is a chart showing DIS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp (Symbol: AGM) options are showing a volume of 148 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 14,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 56% of AGM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 26,405 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $85 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 68 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 6,800 underlying shares of AGM. Below is a chart showing AGM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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And The Gap Inc (Symbol: GPS) options are showing a volume of 17,581 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.8 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 55.4% of GPS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $23 strike put option expiring March 01, 2019 , with 4,680 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 468,000 underlying shares of GPS. Below is a chart showing GPS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $23 strike highlighted in orange:

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