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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: LBRDK, GOOG, AZO

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Liberty Broadband Corp (Symbol: LBRDK), where a total volume of 10,151 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 167% of LBRDK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 607,845 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 10,149 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of LBRDK. Below is a chart showing LBRDK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOG) options are showing a volume of 22,260 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 163.8% of GOOG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $1180 strike call option expiring September 14, 2018 , with 663 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 66,300 underlying shares of GOOG. Below is a chart showing GOOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1180 strike highlighted in orange:

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And AutoZone, Inc. (Symbol: AZO) saw options trading volume of 2,311 contracts, representing approximately 231,100 underlying shares or approximately 103.3% of AZO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 223,690 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $390 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 255 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 25,500 underlying shares of AZO. Below is a chart showing AZO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $390 strike highlighted in orange:

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