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Notable Monday Option Activity: PBYI, OCUL, REGN

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Puma Biotechnology, Inc. (Symbol: PBYI), where a total volume of 6,622 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 662,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 49.2% of PBYI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring November 18, 2016 , with 1,407 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 140,700 underlying shares of PBYI. Below is a chart showing PBYI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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Ocular Therapeutix Inc (Symbol: OCUL) saw options trading volume of 2,758 contracts, representing approximately 275,800 underlying shares or approximately 47.6% of OCUL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 579,580 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $5 strike call option expiring December 16, 2016 , with 1,027 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 102,700 underlying shares of OCUL. Below is a chart showing OCUL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Symbol: REGN) options are showing a volume of 4,486 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 448,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.5% of REGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 945,000 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $410 strike call option expiring November 18, 2016 , with 270 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 27,000 underlying shares of REGN. Below is a chart showing REGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $410 strike highlighted in orange:

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