Notable Thursday Option Activity: ZYNE, EPC, RDI

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (ZYNE), where a total of 12,054 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 361.3% of ZYNE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 333,605 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike call option expiring November 17, 2017, with 4,089 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 408,900 underlying shares of ZYNE. Below is a chart showing ZYNE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Edgewell Personal Care Co ( EPC) options are showing a volume of 2,811 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 281,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 80.1% of EPC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 350,850 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018, with 1,409 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 140,900 underlying shares of EPC. Below is a chart showing EPC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Reading International Inc ( RDI) options are showing a volume of 284 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 28,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 65.3% of RDI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 43,505 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring October 20, 2017, with 284 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 28,400 underlying shares of RDI. Below is a chart showing RDI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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