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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: ACAD, SPWR, ZS

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: ACAD), where a total of 7,402 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 740,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 59.4% of ACAD's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring December 20, 2019, with 2,032 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 203,200 underlying shares of ACAD. Below is a chart showing ACAD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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SunPower Corp (Symbol: SPWR) options are showing a volume of 23,739 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 58.1% of SPWR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $8.50 strike put option expiring November 22, 2019, with 4,773 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 477,300 underlying shares of SPWR. Below is a chart showing SPWR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $8.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Zscaler Inc (Symbol: ZS) options are showing a volume of 11,381 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 57.3% of ZS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring December 20, 2019, with 1,331 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 133,100 underlying shares of ZS. Below is a chart showing ZS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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