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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: GLNG, ELLI, ALNY

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Golar LNG Ltd (Symbol: GLNG), where a total of 29,560 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 129.3% of GLNG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $10 strike put option expiring January 20, 2017 , with 11,194 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of GLNG. Below is a chart showing GLNG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

Ellie Mae Inc (Symbol: ELLI) options are showing a volume of 3,233 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 323,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 82% of ELLI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 394,065 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring January 15, 2016 , with 2,485 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 248,500 underlying shares of ELLI. Below is a chart showing ELLI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

And Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: ALNY) options are showing a volume of 6,446 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 644,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 79.4% of ALNY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 811,890 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $85 strike put option expiring December 18, 2015 , with 3,050 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 305,000 underlying shares of ALNY. Below is a chart showing ALNY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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