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Notable Friday Option Activity: ADMS, POST, AAOI

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: ADMS), where a total volume of 1,805 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 180,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 41.9% of ADMS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 430,925 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 551 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 55,100 underlying shares of ADMS. Below is a chart showing ADMS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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Post Holdings Inc (Symbol: POST) saw options trading volume of 2,108 contracts, representing approximately 210,800 underlying shares or approximately 41.5% of POST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 507,385 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 388 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 38,800 underlying shares of POST. Below is a chart showing POST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Applied Optoelectronics Inc (Symbol: AAOI) saw options trading volume of 4,892 contracts, representing approximately 489,200 underlying shares or approximately 40.7% of AAOI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 800 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 80,000 underlying shares of AAOI. Below is a chart showing AAOI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ADMS options , POST options , or AAOI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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