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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: LNG, MCRB, MEG

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Cheniere Energy Inc. (Symbol: LNG), where a total of 36,409 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 101.9% of LNG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring January 15, 2016 , with 26,373 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.6 million underlying shares of LNG. Below is a chart showing LNG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

Seres Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: MCRB) saw options trading volume of 1,335 contracts, representing approximately 133,500 underlying shares or approximately 98.5% of MCRB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 135,530 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring December 18, 2015 , with 623 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 62,300 underlying shares of MCRB. Below is a chart showing MCRB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

And Media General Inc (Symbol: MEG) saw options trading volume of 12,547 contracts, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares or approximately 93% of MEG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring December 18, 2015 , with 7,542 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 754,200 underlying shares of MEG. Below is a chart showing MEG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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