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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: NFLX, FFIV, RCL

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Netflix Inc. (Symbol: NFLX), where a total volume of 46,656 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 4.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 55.8% of NFLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 8.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $140 strike call option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 3,351 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 335,100 underlying shares of NFLX. Below is a chart showing NFLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $140 strike highlighted in orange:

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F5 Networks, Inc. (Symbol: FFIV) saw options trading volume of 2,601 contracts, representing approximately 260,100 underlying shares or approximately 52.8% of FFIV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 492,230 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $135 strike put option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 267 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 26,700 underlying shares of FFIV. Below is a chart showing FFIV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (Symbol: RCL) options are showing a volume of 7,465 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 746,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 52.3% of RCL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 2,038 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 203,800 underlying shares of RCL. Below is a chart showing RCL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NFLX options , FFIV options , or RCL options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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