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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: EXPE, EXEL, JIVE

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Expedia Inc (Symbol: EXPE), where a total of 10,486 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 46.1% of EXPE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring August 05, 2016 , with 2,506 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 250,600 underlying shares of EXPE. Below is a chart showing EXPE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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Exelixis Inc (Symbol: EXEL) options are showing a volume of 21,585 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45% of EXEL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $11 strike put option expiring January 20, 2017 , with 5,348 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 534,800 underlying shares of EXEL. Below is a chart showing EXEL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $11 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Jive Software Inc (Symbol: JIVE) saw options trading volume of 500 contracts, representing approximately 50,000 underlying shares or approximately 45% of JIVE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 111,010 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $4 strike call option expiring October 21, 2016 , with 500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,000 underlying shares of JIVE. Below is a chart showing JIVE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $4 strike highlighted in orange:

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