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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: BOX, IGT, REGN


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Box Inc (Symbol: BOX), where a total volume of 26,305 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.6 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 50% of BOX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 5,730 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 573,000 underlying shares of BOX. Below is a chart showing BOX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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International Game Technology PLC (Symbol: IGT) options are showing a volume of 13,922 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 49.8% of IGT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $26 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 8,238 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 823,800 underlying shares of IGT. Below is a chart showing IGT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $26 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Symbol: REGN) options are showing a volume of 4,924 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 492,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 49.8% of REGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 988,155 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $300 strike call option expiring June 01, 2018 , with 1,241 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 124,100 underlying shares of REGN. Below is a chart showing REGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $300 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for BOX options , IGT options , or REGN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: BOX , IGT , REGN



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