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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: AKCA, OLED, UBNT

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Akcea Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: AKCA), where a total of 1,561 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 156,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 66.5% of AKCA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 234,570 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,045 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 104,500 underlying shares of AKCA. Below is a chart showing AKCA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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Universal Display Corp (Symbol: OLED) options are showing a volume of 5,080 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 508,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 63.5% of OLED's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 799,810 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $105 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 272 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 27,200 underlying shares of OLED. Below is a chart showing OLED's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Ubiquiti Networks Inc (Symbol: UBNT) options are showing a volume of 1,498 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 149,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 61.2% of UBNT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 244,740 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 123 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 12,300 underlying shares of UBNT. Below is a chart showing UBNT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AKCA options , OLED options , or UBNT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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