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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: NXPI, GOOG, CHDN


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in NXP Semiconductors NV (Symbol: NXPI), where a total of 52,845 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 5.3 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 243% of NXPI's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 22,164 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.2 million underlying shares of NXPI. Below is a chart showing NXPI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOG) saw options trading volume of 29,843 contracts, representing approximately 3.0 million underlying shares or approximately 241.6% of GOOG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $1120 strike call option expiring January 12, 2018 , with 1,197 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 119,700 underlying shares of GOOG. Below is a chart showing GOOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1120 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Churchill Downs, Inc. (Symbol: CHDN) options are showing a volume of 2,220 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 222,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 223.2% of CHDN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 99,445 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $280 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 1,050 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 105,000 underlying shares of CHDN. Below is a chart showing CHDN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $280 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NXPI options , GOOG options , or CHDN 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.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: NXPI , GOOG , CHDN


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