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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: CELG, UBNT, TRIP

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Celgene Corp. (NASD: CELG), where a total volume of 15,968 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.6 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 45.4% of CELG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $109 strike call option expiring October 28, 2016, with 1,102 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 110,200 underlying shares of CELG. Below is a chart showing CELG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $109 strike highlighted in orange:
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