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Notable Friday Option Activity: AMGN, NVDA, FNGN

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Amgen Inc (Symbol: AMGN), where a total volume of 16,017 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.6 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46% of AMGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $157.50 strike call option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 2,975 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 297,500 underlying shares of AMGN. Below is a chart showing AMGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $157.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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NVIDIA Corp (Symbol: NVDA) saw options trading volume of 102,068 contracts, representing approximately 10.2 million underlying shares or approximately 46% of NVDA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 22.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 6,365 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 636,500 underlying shares of NVDA. Below is a chart showing NVDA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Financial Engines Inc (Symbol: FNGN) saw options trading volume of 1,074 contracts, representing approximately 107,400 underlying shares or approximately 45.1% of FNGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 238,060 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring September 15, 2017 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of FNGN. Below is a chart showing FNGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AMGN options , NVDA options , or FNGN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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