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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: XENT, AFL, ATRC


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Intersect ENT, Inc. (Symbol: XENT), where a total volume of 7,329 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 732,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 254.8% of XENT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 287,620 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 3,002 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,200 underlying shares of XENT. Below is a chart showing XENT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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AFLAC Inc (Symbol: AFL) options are showing a volume of 62,512 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 6.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 221.1% of AFL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 19,162 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.9 million underlying shares of AFL. Below is a chart showing AFL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And AtriCure Inc (Symbol: ATRC) options are showing a volume of 3,225 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 322,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 157.5% of ATRC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 204,800 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 3,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,000 underlying shares of ATRC. Below is a chart showing ATRC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for XENT options , AFL options , or ATRC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: XENT , AFL , ATRC




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