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Notable Friday Option Activity: AAOI, CL, DPZ

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Applied Optoelectronics Inc (Symbol: AAOI), where a total of 3,107 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 310,700 underlying shares. That amounts to about 46.8% of AAOI's average daily trading volume over the past month of 663,610 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $13 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019, with 659 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 65,900 underlying shares of AAOI. Below is a chart showing AAOI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $13 strike highlighted in orange:

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Colgate-Palmolive Co. (Symbol: CL) options are showing a volume of 14,720 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.5% of CL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $69 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019, with 4,928 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 492,800 underlying shares of CL. Below is a chart showing CL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $69 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Dominos Pizza Inc. (Symbol: DPZ) options are showing a volume of 4,224 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 422,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.2% of DPZ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 913,310 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $210 strike put option expiring May 17, 2019, with 900 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 90,000 underlying shares of DPZ. Below is a chart showing DPZ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $210 strike highlighted in orange:

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