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Notable Friday Option Activity: MIC, MSFT, HZNP

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Macquarie Infrastructure Corp (Symbol: MIC), where a total of 7,519 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 751,900 underlying shares. That amounts to about 163.3% of MIC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 460,385 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $75 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,863 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 186,300 underlying shares of MIC. Below is a chart showing MIC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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Microsoft Corporation (Symbol: MSFT) options are showing a volume of 315,935 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 31.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 143.7% of MSFT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 22.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 22,655 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares of MSFT. Below is a chart showing MSFT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Horizon Pharma plc (Symbol: HZNP) saw options trading volume of 35,822 contracts, representing approximately 3.6 million underlying shares or approximately 132.1% of HZNP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $16 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 10,098 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of HZNP. Below is a chart showing HZNP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $16 strike highlighted in orange:

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