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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: AAWW, PG, TTPH


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (Symbol: AAWW), where a total volume of 1,190 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 119,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 41.1% of AAWW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 289,835 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 993 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 99,300 underlying shares of AAWW. Below is a chart showing AAWW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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Procter & Gamble Company (Symbol: PG) saw options trading volume of 41,678 contracts, representing approximately 4.2 million underlying shares or approximately 40.9% of PG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 10.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $82.50 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 8,389 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 838,900 underlying shares of PG. Below is a chart showing PG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $82.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc (Symbol: TTPH) options are showing a volume of 1,636 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 163,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.7% of TTPH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 401,500 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $5 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 717 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 71,700 underlying shares of TTPH. Below is a chart showing TTPH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AAWW options , PG options , or TTPH options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AAWW , PG , TTPH


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