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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: JNCE, PLAY, UPS

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Jounce Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: JNCE), where a total volume of 1,314 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 131,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.1% of JNCE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 284,865 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $10 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 578 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 57,800 underlying shares of JNCE. Below is a chart showing JNCE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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Dave & Busters Entertainment Inc (Symbol: PLAY) options are showing a volume of 3,273 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 327,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.8% of PLAY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 715,025 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 1,502 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,200 underlying shares of PLAY. Below is a chart showing PLAY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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And United Parcel Service Inc (Symbol: UPS) options are showing a volume of 11,241 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.4% of UPS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $120 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,213 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 121,300 underlying shares of UPS. Below is a chart showing UPS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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