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Notable Thursday Option Activity: DIS, FMI, AKAM

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Walt Disney Co. (Symbol: DIS), where a total volume of 37,714 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.9% of DIS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 8.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $104 strike call option expiring March 09, 2018 , with 5,829 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 582,900 underlying shares of DIS. Below is a chart showing DIS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $104 strike highlighted in orange:

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Foundation Medicine Inc (Symbol: FMI) saw options trading volume of 1,261 contracts, representing approximately 126,100 underlying shares or approximately 43.4% of FMI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 290,645 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 120 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 12,000 underlying shares of FMI. Below is a chart showing FMI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Akamai Technologies Inc (Symbol: AKAM) options are showing a volume of 8,269 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 826,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.8% of AKAM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $72.50 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 1,753 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 175,300 underlying shares of AKAM. Below is a chart showing AKAM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $72.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DIS options , FMI options , or AKAM options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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