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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: WEB, ICPT, FCX

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Web.com Group, Inc. (Symbol: WEB), where a total of 1,318 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 131,800 underlying shares. That amounts to about 45.4% of WEB's average daily trading volume over the past month of 290,495 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 501 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,100 underlying shares of WEB. Below is a chart showing WEB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: ICPT) saw options trading volume of 1,826 contracts, representing approximately 182,600 underlying shares or approximately 43.8% of ICPT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 416,430 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 228 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 22,800 underlying shares of ICPT. Below is a chart showing ICPT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

And Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold (Symbol: FCX) saw options trading volume of 130,002 contracts, representing approximately 13.0 million underlying shares or approximately 41.7% of FCX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 31.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $12 strike put option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 55,969 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 5.6 million underlying shares of FCX. Below is a chart showing FCX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12 strike highlighted in orange:

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