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Notable Friday Option Activity: TSRO, RTRX, GTT

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Tesaro Inc (Symbol: TSRO), where a total volume of 19,153 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.9 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 119.4% of TSRO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 5,417 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 541,700 underlying shares of TSRO. Below is a chart showing TSRO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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Retrophin, Inc. (Symbol: RTRX) saw options trading volume of 3,451 contracts, representing approximately 345,100 underlying shares or approximately 112% of RTRX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 307,990 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 3,316 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 331,600 underlying shares of RTRX. Below is a chart showing RTRX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And GTT Communications, Inc (Symbol: GTT) options are showing a volume of 3,125 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 312,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 104% of GTT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 300,395 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $40 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 602 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 60,200 underlying shares of GTT. Below is a chart showing GTT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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