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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: SWCH, NXPI, SGMO

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Switch Inc (Symbol: SWCH), where a total volume of 4,312 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 431,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 64.1% of SWCH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 672,220 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $13 strike put option expiring January 17, 2020 , with 2,021 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 202,100 underlying shares of SWCH. Below is a chart showing SWCH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $13 strike highlighted in orange:

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NXP Semiconductors NV (Symbol: NXPI) saw options trading volume of 70,434 contracts, representing approximately 7.0 million underlying shares or approximately 63.5% of NXPI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 11.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $125 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 20,086 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.0 million underlying shares of NXPI. Below is a chart showing NXPI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $125 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Sangamo Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: SGMO) options are showing a volume of 10,442 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 62.6% of SGMO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $16 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 1,255 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 125,500 underlying shares of SGMO. Below is a chart showing SGMO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $16 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SWCH options , NXPI options , or SGMO options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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