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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: AVXL, AGN, WYN


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Anavex Life Sciences Corp (Symbol: AVXL), where a total of 1,729 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 172,900 underlying shares. That amounts to about 47.6% of AVXL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 363,230 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $5 strike put option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 800 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 80,000 underlying shares of AVXL. Below is a chart showing AVXL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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Allergan PLC (Symbol: AGN) options are showing a volume of 14,889 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.2% of AGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $150 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 1,213 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 121,300 underlying shares of AGN. Below is a chart showing AGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Wyndham Worldwide Corp (Symbol: WYN) options are showing a volume of 3,725 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 372,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.1% of WYN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 807,230 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 852 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 85,200 underlying shares of WYN. Below is a chart showing WYN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AVXL options , AGN options , or WYN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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