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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: CYH, SPHR, ALNY

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Community Health Systems, Inc. (Symbol: CYH), where a total of 18,163 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 116% of CYH's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $5 strike call option expiring March 15, 2024, with 11,142 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of CYH. Below is a chart showing CYH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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Sphere Entertainment Co (Symbol: SPHR) options are showing a volume of 8,387 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 838,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 99.4% of SPHR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 843,630 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $42.50 strike call option expiring May 17, 2024, with 3,809 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 380,900 underlying shares of SPHR. Below is a chart showing SPHR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: ALNY) saw options trading volume of 6,100 contracts, representing approximately 610,000 underlying shares or approximately 82.2% of ALNY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 741,805 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $130 strike put option expiring May 17, 2024, with 1,169 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 116,900 underlying shares of ALNY. Below is a chart showing ALNY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CYH options, SPHR options, or ALNY options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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