Notable Tuesday Option Activity: LL, SSYS, MDCO

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (LL), where a total of 5,273 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 527,300 underlying shares. That amounts to about 46.1% of LL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $17.50 strike call option expiring December 09, 2016, with 2,011 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 201,100 underlying shares of LL. Below is a chart showing LL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Stratasys, Ltd. ( SSYS) saw options trading volume of 3,876 contracts, representing approximately 387,600 underlying shares or approximately 45.2% of SSYS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 856,830 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $17 strike put option expiring November 18, 2016, with 472 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 47,200 underlying shares of SSYS. Below is a chart showing SSYS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Medicines Co ( MDCO) options are showing a volume of 6,649 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 664,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.2% of MDCO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring November 18, 2016, with 1,304 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 130,400 underlying shares of MDCO. Below is a chart showing MDCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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