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Notable Friday Option Activity: SAGE, MU, T

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Sage Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: SAGE), where a total volume of 1,740 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 174,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.2% of SAGE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 402,450 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 203 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 20,300 underlying shares of SAGE. Below is a chart showing SAGE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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Micron Technology Inc. (Symbol: MU) options are showing a volume of 149,974 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 15.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.8% of MU's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 35.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring January 04, 2019 , with 13,659 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares of MU. Below is a chart showing MU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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And AT&T Inc (Symbol: T) saw options trading volume of 186,912 contracts, representing approximately 18.7 million underlying shares or approximately 42.7% of T's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 43.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 55,782 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 5.6 million underlying shares of T. Below is a chart showing T's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SAGE options , MU options , or T options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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