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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: NVDA, PPG, EROS

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in NVIDIA Corp (Symbol: NVDA), where a total volume of 159,314 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 15.9 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 88.3% of NVDA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 18.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $180 strike call option expiring September 29, 2017 , with 24,554 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares of NVDA. Below is a chart showing NVDA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $180 strike highlighted in orange:

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PPG Industries Inc (Symbol: PPG) options are showing a volume of 11,872 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 88.2% of PPG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 10,011 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of PPG. Below is a chart showing PPG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Eros International plc (Symbol: EROS) saw options trading volume of 7,802 contracts, representing approximately 780,200 underlying shares or approximately 88.1% of EROS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 886,055 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $17.5 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 1,974 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 197,400 underlying shares of EROS. Below is a chart showing EROS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17.5 strike highlighted in orange:

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