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Notable Friday Option Activity: NFLX, SRPT, BA


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Netflix Inc (Symbol: NFLX), where a total volume of 199,586 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 20.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 159.9% of NFLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 12.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $250 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 6,763 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 676,300 underlying shares of NFLX. Below is a chart showing NFLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: SRPT) saw options trading volume of 24,040 contracts, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares or approximately 159.4% of SRPT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 5,737 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 573,700 underlying shares of SRPT. Below is a chart showing SRPT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Boeing Co. (Symbol: BA) options are showing a volume of 99,408 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 9.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 136.8% of BA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $340 strike call option expiring February 09, 2018 , with 3,670 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 367,000 underlying shares of BA. Below is a chart showing BA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $340 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NFLX options , SRPT options , or BA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: NFLX , SRPT , BA


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