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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: AVGO, EXP, FGEN

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Broadcom Ltd (Symbol: AVGO), where a total of 32,257 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 101.6% of AVGO's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $270 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 3,535 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 353,500 underlying shares of AVGO. Below is a chart showing AVGO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $270 strike highlighted in orange:

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Eagle Materials Inc (Symbol: EXP) saw options trading volume of 4,459 contracts, representing approximately 445,900 underlying shares or approximately 96.2% of EXP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 463,440 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 2,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 201,000 underlying shares of EXP. Below is a chart showing EXP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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And FibroGen Inc (Symbol: FGEN) options are showing a volume of 4,425 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 442,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 68.5% of FGEN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 646,130 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 3,270 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 327,000 underlying shares of FGEN. Below is a chart showing FGEN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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