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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: OFG, APLS, NAV

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in OFG Bancorp (Symbol: OFG), where a total volume of 3,108 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 310,800 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 98.2% of OFG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 316,595 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 3,085 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 308,500 underlying shares of OFG. Below is a chart showing OFG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: APLS) saw options trading volume of 1,517 contracts, representing approximately 151,700 underlying shares or approximately 95.5% of APLS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 158,925 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike put option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 750 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 75,000 underlying shares of APLS. Below is a chart showing APLS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Navistar International Corp. (Symbol: NAV) options are showing a volume of 3,746 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 374,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 93.9% of NAV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 399,105 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 2,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,000 underlying shares of NAV. Below is a chart showing NAV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for OFG options , APLS options , or NAV options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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