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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: SKT, UNP, SAGE

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (Symbol: SKT), where a total of 8,025 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 802,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 70.4% of SKT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $19 strike put option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 7,015 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 701,500 underlying shares of SKT. Below is a chart showing SKT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $19 strike highlighted in orange:

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Union Pacific Corp (Symbol: UNP) options are showing a volume of 28,445 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.8 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 70% of UNP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $165 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 6,604 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 660,400 underlying shares of UNP. Below is a chart showing UNP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $165 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Sage Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: SAGE) options are showing a volume of 3,667 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 366,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 68.1% of SAGE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 538,850 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $175 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 1,006 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,600 underlying shares of SAGE. Below is a chart showing SAGE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $175 strike highlighted in orange:

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