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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: LC, SNPS, OMF


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in LendingClub Corp (Symbol: LC), where a total volume of 51,526 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 5.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 67.5% of LC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $3.50 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 49,714 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 5.0 million underlying shares of LC. Below is a chart showing LC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $3.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Synopsys Inc (Symbol: SNPS) saw options trading volume of 6,605 contracts, representing approximately 660,500 underlying shares or approximately 66.9% of SNPS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 986,940 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 3,208 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 320,800 underlying shares of SNPS. Below is a chart showing SNPS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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And OneMain Holdings Inc (Symbol: OMF) options are showing a volume of 4,481 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 448,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 66.4% of OMF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 675,280 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 3,033 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 303,300 underlying shares of OMF. Below is a chart showing OMF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for LC options , SNPS options , or OMF options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: LC , SNPS , OMF



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