Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Sage Therapeutics Inc (SAGE - Get Report), where a total volume of 23,211 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.3 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 551.4% of SAGE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 420,980 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $120 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018, with 3,499 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 349,900 underlying shares of SAGE. Below is a chart showing SAGE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:Viavi Solutions Inc ( VIAV) saw options trading volume of 33,715 contracts, representing approximately 3.4 million underlying shares or approximately 128.2% of VIAV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $10 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017, with 33,289 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.3 million underlying shares of VIAV. Below is a chart showing VIAV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange: And Eastman Kodak Co. ( KODK) saw options trading volume of 1,882 contracts, representing approximately 188,200 underlying shares or approximately 124.5% of KODK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 151,215 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018, with 1,100 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 110,000 underlying shares of KODK. Below is a chart showing KODK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange: For the various different available expirations for SAGE options, VIAV options, or KODK options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.
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