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Notable Thursday Option Activity: ESPR, ADBE, RGLD

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Esperion Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: ESPR), where a total of 3,606 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 360,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 63% of ESPR's average daily trading volume over the past month of 572,720 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 1,400 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 140,000 underlying shares of ESPR. Below is a chart showing ESPR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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Adobe Inc (Symbol: ADBE) saw options trading volume of 29,110 contracts, representing approximately 2.9 million underlying shares or approximately 59.9% of ADBE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $190 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 1,331 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 133,100 underlying shares of ADBE. Below is a chart showing ADBE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $190 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Royal Gold Inc (Symbol: RGLD) saw options trading volume of 2,636 contracts, representing approximately 263,600 underlying shares or approximately 59.9% of RGLD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 440,045 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $82.50 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 479 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 47,900 underlying shares of RGLD. Below is a chart showing RGLD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $82.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for ESPR options , ADBE options , or RGLD options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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