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Notable Friday Option Activity: TMUS, CBI, FNSR

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in T-Mobile US Inc (Symbol: TMUS), where a total volume of 31,279 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 49.5% of TMUS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 6,720 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 672,000 underlying shares of TMUS. Below is a chart showing TMUS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co., N.V. (Symbol: CBI) options are showing a volume of 7,045 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 704,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 49.4% of CBI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $36.50 strike call option expiring February 24, 2017 , with 2,022 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 202,200 underlying shares of CBI. Below is a chart showing CBI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $36.50 strike highlighted in orange:

And Finisar Corp (Symbol: FNSR) saw options trading volume of 13,803 contracts, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares or approximately 49.3% of FNSR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $36 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 2,096 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 209,600 underlying shares of FNSR. Below is a chart showing FNSR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $36 strike highlighted in orange:

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