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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: FB, STMP, RMTI


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Facebook Inc (Symbol: FB), where a total of 350,414 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 35.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 115% of FB's average daily trading volume over the past month of 30.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $175 strike call option expiring February 09, 2018 , with 23,605 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares of FB. Below is a chart showing FB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $175 strike highlighted in orange:

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Stamps.com Inc. (Symbol: STMP) saw options trading volume of 3,345 contracts, representing approximately 334,500 underlying shares or approximately 110.5% of STMP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 302,810 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $182.50 strike put option expiring February 09, 2018 , with 572 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 57,200 underlying shares of STMP. Below is a chart showing STMP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $182.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Rockwell Medical, Inc (Symbol: RMTI) options are showing a volume of 2,568 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 256,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 94.8% of RMTI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 270,810 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $8 strike put option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of RMTI. Below is a chart showing RMTI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $8 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for FB options , STMP options , or RMTI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: FB , STMP , RMTI



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