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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: WATT, LULU, WBA

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Energous Corp (Symbol: WATT), where a total volume of 1,800 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 180,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 68.9% of WATT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 261,425 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 562 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 56,200 underlying shares of WATT. Below is a chart showing WATT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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lululemon athletica inc (Symbol: LULU) options are showing a volume of 25,944 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 65.1% of LULU's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike call option expiring September 15, 2017 , with 3,556 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 355,600 underlying shares of LULU. Below is a chart showing LULU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (Symbol: WBA) saw options trading volume of 33,364 contracts, representing approximately 3.3 million underlying shares or approximately 56.5% of WBA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 4,774 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 477,400 underlying shares of WBA. Below is a chart showing WBA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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