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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: AKAO, NFLX, GRUB

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Achaogen, Inc (Symbol: AKAO), where a total volume of 8,201 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 820,100 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 70.1% of AKAO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,039 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 103,900 underlying shares of AKAO. Below is a chart showing AKAO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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Netflix Inc (Symbol: NFLX) saw options trading volume of 89,265 contracts, representing approximately 8.9 million underlying shares or approximately 69.8% of NFLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 12.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $305 strike put option expiring May 04, 2018 , with 6,438 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 643,800 underlying shares of NFLX. Below is a chart showing NFLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $305 strike highlighted in orange:

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And GrubHub Inc (Symbol: GRUB) saw options trading volume of 8,793 contracts, representing approximately 879,300 underlying shares or approximately 67.2% of GRUB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike put option expiring May 04, 2018 , with 1,692 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 169,200 underlying shares of GRUB. Below is a chart showing GRUB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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