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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: EGHT, AGN, DUK

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in 8x8 Inc. (Symbol: EGHT), where a total volume of 2,726 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 272,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 52.4% of EGHT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 520,500 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $17.50 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 972 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 97,200 underlying shares of EGHT. Below is a chart showing EGHT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Allergan PLC (Symbol: AGN) options are showing a volume of 9,761 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 976,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 50.2% of AGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $247.50 strike call option expiring May 05, 2017 , with 882 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 88,200 underlying shares of AGN. Below is a chart showing AGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $247.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Duke Energy Corp (Symbol: DUK) options are showing a volume of 11,138 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48.5% of DUK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike put option expiring October 20, 2017 , with 4,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 400,000 underlying shares of DUK. Below is a chart showing DUK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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