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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: IRTC, DENN, NXPI

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in iRhythm Technologies Inc (Symbol: IRTC), where a total volume of 2,589 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 258,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 79.4% of IRTC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 326,220 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 1,150 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 115,000 underlying shares of IRTC. Below is a chart showing IRTC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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Denny's Corp (Symbol: DENN) options are showing a volume of 2,080 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 208,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 72.3% of DENN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 287,665 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 963 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 96,300 underlying shares of DENN. Below is a chart showing DENN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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And NXP Semiconductors NV (Symbol: NXPI) saw options trading volume of 40,700 contracts, representing approximately 4.1 million underlying shares or approximately 71% of NXPI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $85 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 6,608 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 660,800 underlying shares of NXPI. Below is a chart showing NXPI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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