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Notable Friday Option Activity: GOOG, GS, GOOGL

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOG), where a total volume of 14,433 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.4 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 118.8% of GOOG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $950 strike call option expiring September 15, 2017 , with 1,194 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 119,400 underlying shares of GOOG. Below is a chart showing GOOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $950 strike highlighted in orange:

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (Symbol: GS) saw options trading volume of 32,630 contracts, representing approximately 3.3 million underlying shares or approximately 117.5% of GS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $220 strike call option expiring September 15, 2017 , with 3,200 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 320,000 underlying shares of GS. Below is a chart showing GS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $220 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOGL) saw options trading volume of 14,757 contracts, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares or approximately 106.7% of GOOGL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $950 strike call option expiring September 08, 2017 , with 1,013 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 101,300 underlying shares of GOOGL. Below is a chart showing GOOGL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $950 strike highlighted in orange:

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