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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: XENT, GS, CRZO

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Intersect ENT, Inc. (Symbol: XENT), where a total volume of 3,203 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 320,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 90.7% of XENT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 353,250 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring May 17, 2019, with 1,212 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 121,200 underlying shares of XENT. Below is a chart showing XENT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (the (Symbol: GS) options are showing a volume of 25,145 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 88.7% of GS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $200 strike put option expiring May 10, 2019, with 2,410 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 241,000 underlying shares of GS. Below is a chart showing GS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $200 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Symbol: CRZO) options are showing a volume of 29,611 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 81.3% of CRZO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $11 strike put option expiring June 21, 2019, with 9,068 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 906,800 underlying shares of CRZO. Below is a chart showing CRZO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $11 strike highlighted in orange:

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