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Notable Monday Option Activity: PTCT, WTW, OMC


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in PTC Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: PTCT), where a total of 10,200 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 83.1% of PTCT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $19 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 4,775 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 477,500 underlying shares of PTCT. Below is a chart showing PTCT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $19 strike highlighted in orange:

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Weight Watchers International, Inc. (Symbol: WTW) options are showing a volume of 13,094 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 74.4% of WTW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 10,245 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of WTW. Below is a chart showing WTW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Omnicom Group, Inc. (Symbol: OMC) saw options trading volume of 17,760 contracts, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares or approximately 61.2% of OMC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 9,277 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 927,700 underlying shares of OMC. Below is a chart showing OMC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for PTCT options , WTW options , or OMC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: PTCT , WTW , OMC



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