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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: COL, EA, ATHN

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Rockwell Collins Inc (Symbol: COL), where a total volume of 47,244 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 4.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 539.8% of COL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 875,265 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $130 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 16,098 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares of COL. Below is a chart showing COL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:

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Electronic Arts, Inc. (Symbol: EA) saw options trading volume of 103,118 contracts, representing approximately 10.3 million underlying shares or approximately 246.9% of EA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $135 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 14,155 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares of EA. Below is a chart showing EA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Athenahealth Inc (Symbol: ATHN) options are showing a volume of 9,138 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 913,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 189.6% of ATHN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 481,995 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $170 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 5,262 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 526,200 underlying shares of ATHN. Below is a chart showing ATHN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $170 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for COL options , EA options , or ATHN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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