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Notable Thursday Option Activity: FB, VOYA, CMTL

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Facebook Inc (Symbol: FB), where a total of 115,547 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 11.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 74.7% of FB’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 15.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $155 strike call option expiring June 09, 2017 , with 12,942 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of FB. Below is a chart showing FB’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $155 strike highlighted in orange:

Voya Financial Inc (Symbol: VOYA) options are showing a volume of 9,315 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 931,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 62.9% of VOYA’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $32 strike put option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 2,521 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 252,100 underlying shares of VOYA. Below is a chart showing VOYA’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $32 strike highlighted in orange: And Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Symbol: CMTL) saw options trading volume of 1,034 contracts, representing approximately 103,400 underlying shares or approximately 62.2% of CMTL’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 166,295 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 343 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 34,300 underlying shares of CMTL. Below is a chart showing CMTL’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange: For the various different available expirations for FB options , VOYA options , or CMTL options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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