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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: IRBT, HOLX, GLF

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in iRobot Corp (Symbol: IRBT), where a total of 3,590 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 359,000 underlying shares. That amounts to about 123.2% of IRBT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 291,280 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $37 strike call option expiring January 15, 2016 , with 954 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 95,400 underlying shares of IRBT. Below is a chart showing IRBT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

Hologic, Inc. (Symbol: HOLX) saw options trading volume of 16,400 contracts, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares or approximately 75.8% of HOLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $40 strike put option expiring December 18, 2015 , with 4,003 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 400,300 underlying shares of HOLX. Below is a chart showing HOLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

And GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (Symbol: GLF) saw options trading volume of 3,743 contracts, representing approximately 374,300 underlying shares or approximately 73.5% of GLF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 509,000 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike put option expiring January 15, 2016 , with 3,717 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 371,700 underlying shares of GLF. Below is a chart showing GLF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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