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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: GILD, AVXS, UAA

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Gilead Sciences Inc (Symbol: GILD), where a total of 33,705 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 44.7% of GILD's average daily trading volume over the past month of 7.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $73 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 4,023 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 402,300 underlying shares of GILD. Below is a chart showing GILD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $73 strike highlighted in orange:

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AveXis Inc (Symbol: AVXS) saw options trading volume of 1,814 contracts, representing approximately 181,400 underlying shares or approximately 44.7% of AVXS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 405,590 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 504 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,400 underlying shares of AVXS. Below is a chart showing AVXS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Under Armour Inc (Symbol: UAA) options are showing a volume of 24,252 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.2% of UAA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 5,375 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 537,500 underlying shares of UAA. Below is a chart showing UAA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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