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Notable Friday Option Activity: WMT, ISRG, UA

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Symbol: WMT), where a total volume of 50,537 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 5.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.2% of WMT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 10.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 10,973 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of WMT. Below is a chart showing WMT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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Intuitive Surgical Inc (Symbol: ISRG) saw options trading volume of 1,491 contracts, representing approximately 149,100 underlying shares or approximately 42.9% of ISRG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 347,865 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $822.50 strike put option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 100 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 10,000 underlying shares of ISRG. Below is a chart showing ISRG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $822.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Under Armour Inc (Symbol: UA) options are showing a volume of 11,836 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.1% of UA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 9,190 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 919,000 underlying shares of UA. Below is a chart showing UA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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