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Notable Monday Option Activity: KAR, CNX, CMRE

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in KAR Auction Services Inc. (Symbol: KAR), where a total volume of 3,490 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 349,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.2% of KAR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 807,905 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 1,911 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 191,100 underlying shares of KAR. Below is a chart showing KAR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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CONSOL Energy Inc (Symbol: CNX) options are showing a volume of 11,660 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.8% of CNX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $17 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 3,063 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 306,300 underlying shares of CNX. Below is a chart showing CNX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Costamare Inc. (Symbol: CMRE) saw options trading volume of 3,421 contracts, representing approximately 342,100 underlying shares or approximately 41.9% of CMRE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 815,625 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $5 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 2,417 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 241,700 underlying shares of CMRE. Below is a chart showing CMRE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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