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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: EGOV, P, POST

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in NIC Inc. (Symbol: EGOV), where a total volume of 2,040 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 204,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 57% of EGOV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 357,720 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of EGOV. Below is a chart showing EGOV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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Pandora Media Inc (Symbol: P) saw options trading volume of 32,182 contracts, representing approximately 3.2 million underlying shares or approximately 56.5% of P's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike call option expiring November 03, 2017 , with 12,314 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of P. Below is a chart showing P's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Post Holdings Inc (Symbol: POST) saw options trading volume of 3,143 contracts, representing approximately 314,300 underlying shares or approximately 56.2% of POST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 558,990 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 536 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 53,600 underlying shares of POST. Below is a chart showing POST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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