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Notable Thursday Option Activity: INVN, ULTA, PTCT

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in InvenSense, Inc. (Symbol: INVN), where a total of 24,380 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 157.3% of INVN's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $13 strike put option expiring December 18, 2015 , with 12,284 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of INVN. Below is a chart showing INVN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $13 strike highlighted in orange:

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (Symbol: ULTA) options are showing a volume of 7,607 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 760,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 88.5% of ULTA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 859,545 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $180 strike call option expiring December 18, 2015 , with 2,128 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 212,800 underlying shares of ULTA. Below is a chart showing ULTA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $180 strike highlighted in orange:

And PTC Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: PTCT) options are showing a volume of 8,531 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 853,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 85.5% of PTCT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 997,210 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike put option expiring December 18, 2015 , with 5,025 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 502,500 underlying shares of PTCT. Below is a chart showing PTCT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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