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Notable Thursday Option Activity: ADBE, BURL, AMBC

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Adobe Systems Inc (Symbol: ADBE), where a total of 18,168 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 70.8% of ADBE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $255 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 2,610 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 261,000 underlying shares of ADBE. Below is a chart showing ADBE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $255 strike highlighted in orange:

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Burlington Stores Inc (Symbol: BURL) options are showing a volume of 4,466 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 446,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 69.9% of BURL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 638,870 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $165 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 1,060 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 106,000 underlying shares of BURL. Below is a chart showing BURL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $165 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (Symbol: AMBC) options are showing a volume of 2,439 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 243,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 69.6% of AMBC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 350,390 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $25 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of AMBC. Below is a chart showing AMBC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ADBE options , BURL options , or AMBC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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