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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: SFL, MPC, NRE

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Ship Finance International Ltd (Symbol: SFL), where a total of 5,486 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 548,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 56.8% of SFL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 965,455 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 5,309 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 530,900 underlying shares of SFL. Below is a chart showing SFL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) options are showing a volume of 26,403 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.6% of MPC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring July 15, 2016 , with 15,286 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of MPC. Below is a chart showing MPC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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And NorthStar Realty Europe Corp (Symbol: NRE) saw options trading volume of 1,519 contracts, representing approximately 151,900 underlying shares or approximately 41.6% of NRE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 365,105 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $10 strike put option expiring July 15, 2016 , with 1,499 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 149,900 underlying shares of NRE. Below is a chart showing NRE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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