Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: RLYP, CAR, DXCM


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Relypsa, Inc (Symbol: RLYP), where a total volume of 17,580 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 54.6% of RLYP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring September 16, 2016 , with 3,170 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 317,000 underlying shares of RLYP. Below is a chart showing RLYP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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Avis Budget Group Inc (Symbol: CAR) saw options trading volume of 15,170 contracts, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares or approximately 52.2% of CAR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $31 strike call option expiring July 15, 2016 , with 3,021 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 302,100 underlying shares of CAR. Below is a chart showing CAR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $31 strike highlighted in orange:

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And DexCom Inc (Symbol: DXCM) options are showing a volume of 4,098 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 409,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 51.1% of DXCM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 801,815 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring September 16, 2016 , with 2,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,000 underlying shares of DXCM. Below is a chart showing DXCM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for RLYP options , CAR options , or DXCM options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: RLYP , CAR , DXCM


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