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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: AKCA, LCI, MAR

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Akcea Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: AKCA), where a total of 1,352 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 135,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 48.4% of AKCA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 279,430 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 1,034 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 103,400 underlying shares of AKCA. Below is a chart showing AKCA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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Lannett Co., Inc. (Symbol: LCI) options are showing a volume of 8,608 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 860,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.5% of LCI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 3,139 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 313,900 underlying shares of LCI. Below is a chart showing LCI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Marriott International, Inc. (Symbol: MAR) saw options trading volume of 9,439 contracts, representing approximately 943,900 underlying shares or approximately 47.1% of MAR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $126 strike put option expiring March 01, 2019 , with 1,060 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 106,000 underlying shares of MAR. Below is a chart showing MAR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $126 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AKCA options , LCI options , or MAR options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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