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Notable Friday Option Activity: NPTN, LBRDK, AGO


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in NeoPhotonics Corp (Symbol: NPTN), where a total volume of 10,321 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 90.4% of NPTN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 2,550 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 255,000 underlying shares of NPTN. Below is a chart showing NPTN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Liberty Broadband Corp (Symbol: LBRDK) saw options trading volume of 7,611 contracts, representing approximately 761,100 underlying shares or approximately 83% of LBRDK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 916,570 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 7,601 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 760,100 underlying shares of LBRDK. Below is a chart showing LBRDK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Assured Guaranty Ltd (Symbol: AGO) options are showing a volume of 7,670 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 767,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 78.3% of AGO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 979,380 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 5,036 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 503,600 underlying shares of AGO. Below is a chart showing AGO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NPTN options , LBRDK options , or AGO options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: NPTN , LBRDK , AGO



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