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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: FB, EBAY, AMCX

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Facebook Inc (Symbol: FB), where a total volume of 117,365 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 11.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 61.9% of FB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 19.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $162.50 strike call option expiring March 01, 2019 , with 16,059 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares of FB. Below is a chart showing FB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $162.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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eBay Inc. (Symbol: EBAY) options are showing a volume of 71,360 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 7.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 60.7% of EBAY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 11.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $39 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 12,015 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of EBAY. Below is a chart showing EBAY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $39 strike highlighted in orange:

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And AMC Networks Inc (Symbol: AMCX) saw options trading volume of 3,750 contracts, representing approximately 375,000 underlying shares or approximately 60% of AMCX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 624,785 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 2,710 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 271,000 underlying shares of AMCX. Below is a chart showing AMCX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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