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Notable Friday Option Activity: AXON, ATSG, ALGN

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Axovant Sciences Ltd (Symbol: AXON), where a total of 2,074 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 207,400 underlying shares. That amounts to about 99.4% of AXON's average daily trading volume over the past month of 208,635 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of AXON. Below is a chart showing AXON's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (Symbol: ATSG) options are showing a volume of 1,760 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 176,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 99.3% of ATSG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 177,285 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $17.50 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 1,280 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 128,000 underlying shares of ATSG. Below is a chart showing ATSG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Align Technology Inc (Symbol: ALGN) options are showing a volume of 7,266 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 726,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 97.2% of ALGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 747,370 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 2,772 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 277,200 underlying shares of ALGN. Below is a chart showing ALGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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