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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: AVGO, TXN, NWL

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Broadcom Inc (Symbol: AVGO), where a total volume of 14,734 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.5 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 48% of AVGO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $255 strike call option expiring June 01, 2018 , with 736 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 73,600 underlying shares of AVGO. Below is a chart showing AVGO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $255 strike highlighted in orange:

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Texas Instruments Inc. (Symbol: TXN) saw options trading volume of 20,387 contracts, representing approximately 2.0 million underlying shares or approximately 47.5% of TXN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $120 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 10,582 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of TXN. Below is a chart showing TXN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Newell Brands Inc (Symbol: NWL) saw options trading volume of 29,480 contracts, representing approximately 2.9 million underlying shares or approximately 45.9% of NWL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $23 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 13,578 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares of NWL. Below is a chart showing NWL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $23 strike highlighted in orange:

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