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Notable Friday Option Activity: TRUE, BJRI, ALKS

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in TrueCar Inc (Symbol: TRUE), where a total of 9,300 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 930,000 underlying shares. That amounts to about 51.8% of TRUE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $14 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 5,145 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 514,500 underlying shares of TRUE. Below is a chart showing TRUE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $14 strike highlighted in orange:

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BJ's Restaurants Inc (Symbol: BJRI) options are showing a volume of 1,448 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 144,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 51.7% of BJRI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 279,835 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 1,001 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,100 underlying shares of BJRI. Below is a chart showing BJRI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Alkermes plc (Symbol: ALKS) saw options trading volume of 5,501 contracts, representing approximately 550,100 underlying shares or approximately 51.6% of ALKS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 1,501 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,100 underlying shares of ALKS. Below is a chart showing ALKS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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