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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: AAPL, SIX, EZPW

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Apple Inc (Symbol: AAPL), where a total of 306,856 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 30.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 98% of AAPL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 31.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $172.50 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 43,624 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 4.4 million underlying shares of AAPL. Below is a chart showing AAPL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $172.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Six Flags Entertainment Corp (Symbol: SIX) saw options trading volume of 11,193 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 96.8% of SIX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,297 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 129,700 underlying shares of SIX. Below is a chart showing SIX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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And EZCORP, Inc. (Symbol: EZPW) options are showing a volume of 4,809 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 480,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 89.5% of EZPW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 537,610 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $10 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,089 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 108,900 underlying shares of EZPW. Below is a chart showing EZPW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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