Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: SYNT, ZIOP, TSLA


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Syntel Inc. (Symbol: SYNT), where a total of 15,578 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 242.4% of SYNT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 642,665 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $17.50 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 7,520 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 752,000 underlying shares of SYNT. Below is a chart showing SYNT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc (Symbol: ZIOP) saw options trading volume of 31,917 contracts, representing approximately 3.2 million underlying shares or approximately 228% of ZIOP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $7 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 12,142 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of ZIOP. Below is a chart showing ZIOP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Tesla Inc (Symbol: TSLA) saw options trading volume of 138,919 contracts, representing approximately 13.9 million underlying shares or approximately 227.3% of TSLA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $305 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 17,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares of TSLA. Below is a chart showing TSLA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $305 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SYNT options , ZIOP options , or TSLA 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: SYNT , ZIOP , TSLA


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