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Notable Friday Option Activity: PANW, HD, FSLR

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Palo Alto Networks, Inc (Symbol: PANW), where a total of 8,572 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 857,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 52.5% of PANW’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $117 strike call option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 819 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 81,900 underlying shares of PANW. Below is a chart showing PANW’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $117 strike highlighted in orange:

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Home Depot Inc (Symbol: HD) saw options trading volume of 22,803 contracts, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares or approximately 51.2% of HD’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $155 strike call option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 2,052 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 205,200 underlying shares of HD. Below is a chart showing HD’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $155 strike highlighted in orange: Loading+chart++2017+TickerTech.com And First Solar Inc (Symbol: FSLR) saw options trading volume of 21,496 contracts, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares or approximately 49.5% of FSLR’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $37.50 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 5,533 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 553,300 underlying shares of FSLR. Below is a chart showing FSLR’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37.50 strike highlighted in orange: Loading+chart++2017+TickerTech.com For the various different available expirations for PANW options , HD options , or FSLR options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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