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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: CELG, CSX, TRUP


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Celgene Corp (Symbol: CELG), where a total of 32,725 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.3 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 47.3% of CELG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 6.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $125 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 3,300 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 330,000 underlying shares of CELG. Below is a chart showing CELG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $125 strike highlighted in orange:

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CSX Corp (Symbol: CSX) saw options trading volume of 20,610 contracts, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares or approximately 45.6% of CSX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 7,612 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 761,200 underlying shares of CSX. Below is a chart showing CSX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Trupanion Inc (Symbol: TRUP) options are showing a volume of 1,468 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 146,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.6% of TRUP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 322,180 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 421 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 42,100 underlying shares of TRUP. Below is a chart showing TRUP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CELG options , CSX options , or TRUP options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CELG , CSX , TRUP



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