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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: NBIX, VZ, JELD

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Symbol: NBIX), where a total of 3,461 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 346,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 44.4% of NBIX's average daily trading volume over the past month of 780,380 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 1,859 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 185,900 underlying shares of NBIX. Below is a chart showing NBIX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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Verizon Communications Inc (Symbol: VZ) options are showing a volume of 69,890 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 7.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.8% of VZ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 16.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 6,038 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 603,800 underlying shares of VZ. Below is a chart showing VZ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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And JELD-WEN Holding Inc (Symbol: JELD) options are showing a volume of 2,930 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 293,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.6% of JELD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 671,310 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 2,926 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 292,600 underlying shares of JELD. Below is a chart showing JELD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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