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Notable Monday Option Activity: EXPE, REGN, SWFT


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Expedia Inc (Symbol: EXPE), where a total volume of 8,175 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 817,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.8% of EXPE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $127 strike put option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 2,042 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 204,200 underlying shares of EXPE. Below is a chart showing EXPE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $127 strike highlighted in orange:

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Symbol: REGN) saw options trading volume of 4,449 contracts, representing approximately 444,900 underlying shares or approximately 43.7% of REGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $345 strike put option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 1,006 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,600 underlying shares of REGN. Below is a chart showing REGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $345 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Swift Transportation Co (Symbol: SWFT) saw options trading volume of 8,437 contracts, representing approximately 843,700 underlying shares or approximately 43.5% of SWFT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $22 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 3,698 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 369,800 underlying shares of SWFT. Below is a chart showing SWFT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for EXPE options , REGN options , or SWFT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: EXPE , REGN ,



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