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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: SPGI, NLNK, EXAS

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in S&P Global Inc (Symbol: SPGI), where a total of 7,011 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 701,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 63.1% of SPGI's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $130 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 3,157 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 315,700 underlying shares of SPGI. Below is a chart showing SPGI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:

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NewLink Genetics Corp (Symbol: NLNK) saw options trading volume of 1,676 contracts, representing approximately 167,600 underlying shares or approximately 60.2% of NLNK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 278,305 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $11 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 727 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 72,700 underlying shares of NLNK. Below is a chart showing NLNK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $11 strike highlighted in orange:

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And EXACT Sciences Corp. (Symbol: EXAS) saw options trading volume of 12,138 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 59.6% of EXAS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike put option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 3,985 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 398,500 underlying shares of EXAS. Below is a chart showing EXAS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SPGI options , NLNK options , or EXAS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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