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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: DISH, BG, UBNT

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Dish Network Corp (Symbol: DISH), where a total volume of 8,774 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 877,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 51.2% of DISH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 3,003 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,300 underlying shares of DISH. Below is a chart showing DISH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

Bunge Ltd. (Symbol: BG) options are showing a volume of 3,513 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 351,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48.9% of BG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 718,860 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 1,940 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 194,000 underlying shares of BG. Below is a chart showing BG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

And Ubiquiti Networks Inc (Symbol: UBNT) options are showing a volume of 1,404 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 140,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48.9% of UBNT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 287,190 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 428 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 42,800 underlying shares of UBNT. Below is a chart showing UBNT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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