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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: SCSS, TREE, SWKS

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Select Comfort Corp. (Symbol: SCSS), where a total volume of 11,335 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 130.6% of SCSS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 867,875 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $33 strike call option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 5,355 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 535,500 underlying shares of SCSS. Below is a chart showing SCSS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $33 strike highlighted in orange:

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LendingTree Inc (Symbol: TREE) options are showing a volume of 2,986 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 298,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 127% of TREE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 235,100 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $180 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 2,051 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 205,100 underlying shares of TREE. Below is a chart showing TREE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $180 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (Symbol: SWKS) options are showing a volume of 14,573 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 109.1% of SWKS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $106 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 893 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 89,300 underlying shares of SWKS. Below is a chart showing SWKS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $106 strike highlighted in orange:

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