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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: DISH, UBNT, MCD

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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 13,814 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.4 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 47.5% of DISH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $42.50 strike put option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 3,516 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 351,600 underlying shares of DISH. Below is a chart showing DISH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Ubiquiti Networks Inc (Symbol: UBNT) saw options trading volume of 1,730 contracts, representing approximately 173,000 underlying shares or approximately 46% of UBNT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 375,945 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 221 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 22,100 underlying shares of UBNT. Below is a chart showing UBNT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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And McDonald's Corp (Symbol: MCD) options are showing a volume of 14,551 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.2% of MCD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $165 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 1,476 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 147,600 underlying shares of MCD. Below is a chart showing MCD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $165 strike highlighted in orange:

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