Notable Wednesday Option Activity: ANGI, ITEK, DNKN

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Angie's List Inc. (ANGI), where a total volume of 2,927 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 292,700 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 59.7% of ANGI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 490,365 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $10 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017, with 1,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,000 underlying shares of ANGI. Below is a chart showing ANGI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corp ( ITEK) saw options trading volume of 925 contracts, representing approximately 92,500 underlying shares or approximately 48.5% of ITEK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 190,770 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $10 strike call option expiring January 20, 2017, with 923 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 92,300 underlying shares of ITEK. Below is a chart showing ITEK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Dunkin' Brands Group Inc ( DNKN) options are showing a volume of 6,553 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 655,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.2% of DNKN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring December 16, 2016, with 5,758 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 575,800 underlying shares of DNKN. Below is a chart showing DNKN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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