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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: RCL, PTE, SQ

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (Symbol: RCL), where a total volume of 8,474 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 847,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 47.4% of RCL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 1,612 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 161,200 underlying shares of RCL. Below is a chart showing RCL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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PolarityTE Inc (Symbol: PTE) options are showing a volume of 1,166 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 116,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.8% of PTE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 249,110 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 746 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 74,600 underlying shares of PTE. Below is a chart showing PTE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Square Inc (Symbol: SQ) options are showing a volume of 73,707 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 7.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.3% of SQ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 17.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 10,061 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of SQ. Below is a chart showing SQ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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