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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: MKTO, NTAP, SBGI

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Marketo Inc (Symbol: MKTO), where a total of 2,925 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 292,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 73.2% of MKTO's average daily trading volume over the past month of 399,770 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike call option expiring April 15, 2016 , with 1,915 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 191,500 underlying shares of MKTO. Below is a chart showing MKTO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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NetApp, Inc. (Symbol: NTAP) saw options trading volume of 21,860 contracts, representing approximately 2.2 million underlying shares or approximately 70% of NTAP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $21 strike put option expiring April 15, 2016 , with 21,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares of NTAP. Below is a chart showing NTAP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $21 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Symbol: SBGI) saw options trading volume of 6,873 contracts, representing approximately 687,300 underlying shares or approximately 69.2% of SBGI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 992,705 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $29 strike put option expiring April 15, 2016 , with 6,701 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 670,100 underlying shares of SBGI. Below is a chart showing SBGI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $29 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MKTO options , NTAP options , or SBGI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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