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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: ATVI, JPM, UBNT


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Symbol: ATVI), where a total volume of 31,675 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.7% of ATVI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $87.50 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 5,860 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 586,000 underlying shares of ATVI. Below is a chart showing ATVI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $87.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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JPMorgan Chase & Co (Symbol: JPM) saw options trading volume of 55,598 contracts, representing approximately 5.6 million underlying shares or approximately 46.6% of JPM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 11.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $114 strike call option expiring September 28, 2018 , with 3,179 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 317,900 underlying shares of JPM. Below is a chart showing JPM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $114 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Ubiquiti Networks Inc (Symbol: UBNT) options are showing a volume of 2,324 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 232,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.1% of UBNT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 504,265 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $110 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 950 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 95,000 underlying shares of UBNT. Below is a chart showing UBNT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ATVI options , JPM options , or UBNT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: ATVI , JPM , UBNT



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