Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: BPMC, BMRN, PGR

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Blueprint Medicines Corp (Symbol: BPMC), where a total of 2,352 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 235,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 55% of BPMC’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 427,345 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 1,137 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 113,700 underlying shares of BPMC. Below is a chart showing BPMC’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Symbol: BMRN) options are showing a volume of 7,406 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 740,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 54.8% of BMRN’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 3,136 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 313,600 underlying shares of BMRN. Below is a chart showing BMRN’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange: Loading+chart+—+2019+TickerTech.com And Progressive Corp. (Symbol: PGR) options are showing a volume of 15,942 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 51.7% of PGR’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 7,482 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 748,200 underlying shares of PGR. Below is a chart showing PGR’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange: Loading+chart+—+2019+TickerTech.com For the various different available expirations for BPMC options , BMRN options , or PGR options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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