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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: REN, EL, UBNT

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Resolute Energy Corp (Symbol: REN), where a total volume of 8,069 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 806,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 120.7% of REN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 668,490 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $28 strike put option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 2,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,000 underlying shares of REN. Below is a chart showing REN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $28 strike highlighted in orange:

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Estee Lauder Cos., Inc. (Symbol: EL) saw options trading volume of 25,435 contracts, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares or approximately 113.7% of EL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 5,708 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 570,800 underlying shares of EL. Below is a chart showing EL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Ubiquiti Networks Inc (Symbol: UBNT) options are showing a volume of 5,780 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 578,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 112.9% of UBNT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 511,960 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 2,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 201,000 underlying shares of UBNT. Below is a chart showing UBNT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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