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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: ALNY, URBN, AOBC


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: ALNY), where a total volume of 3,563 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 356,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 54% of ALNY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 660,320 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $90 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 645 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 64,500 underlying shares of ALNY. Below is a chart showing ALNY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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Urban Outfitters, Inc. (Symbol: URBN) saw options trading volume of 6,656 contracts, representing approximately 665,600 underlying shares or approximately 51.1% of URBN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $48 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 3,408 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 340,800 underlying shares of URBN. Below is a chart showing URBN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $48 strike highlighted in orange:

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And American Outdoor Brands Corp (Symbol: AOBC) options are showing a volume of 4,236 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 423,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 51.1% of AOBC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 829,315 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $12 strike put option expiring August 03, 2018 , with 942 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 94,200 underlying shares of AOBC. Below is a chart showing AOBC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ALNY options , URBN options , or AOBC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: ALNY , URBN , AOBC



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