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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: GM, GILD, ICPT

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in General Motors Co (Symbol: GM), where a total of 38,007 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.8 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 56.5% of GM's average daily trading volume over the past month of 6.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 5,918 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 591,800 underlying shares of GM. Below is a chart showing GM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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Gilead Sciences Inc (Symbol: GILD) options are showing a volume of 36,202 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 55.5% of GILD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $67.50 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 2,458 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 245,800 underlying shares of GILD. Below is a chart showing GILD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $67.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: ICPT) options are showing a volume of 5,626 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 562,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 55.1% of ICPT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike put option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 1,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 101,000 underlying shares of ICPT. Below is a chart showing ICPT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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