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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: OSTK, ATI, SEAS

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Overstock.com Inc (Symbol: OSTK), where a total volume of 8,676 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 867,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 61% of OSTK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $36.50 strike call option expiring August 03, 2018 , with 3,166 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 316,600 underlying shares of OSTK. Below is a chart showing OSTK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $36.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Allegheny Technologies, Inc (Symbol: ATI) saw options trading volume of 10,616 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 59.8% of ATI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $27.50 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 4,920 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 492,000 underlying shares of ATI. Below is a chart showing ATI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (Symbol: SEAS) saw options trading volume of 9,899 contracts, representing approximately 989,900 underlying shares or approximately 59.8% of SEAS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 1,590 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 159,000 underlying shares of SEAS. Below is a chart showing SEAS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for OSTK options , ATI options , or SEAS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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