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Notable Monday Option Activity: MXWL, ANET, MDCO

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Maxwell Technologies Inc (Symbol: MXWL), where a total of 1,170 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 117,000 underlying shares. That amounts to about 94.3% of MXWL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 124,100 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $4 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 971 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 97,100 underlying shares of MXWL. Below is a chart showing MXWL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $4 strike highlighted in orange:

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Arista Networks Inc (Symbol: ANET) options are showing a volume of 6,854 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 685,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 93.3% of ANET's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 734,965 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $270 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 419 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 41,900 underlying shares of ANET. Below is a chart showing ANET's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $270 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Medicines Co (Symbol: MDCO) options are showing a volume of 6,812 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 681,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 83.6% of MDCO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 814,525 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 4,691 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 469,100 underlying shares of MDCO. Below is a chart showing MDCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MXWL options , ANET options , or MDCO options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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