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Notable Friday Option Activity: CVX, TSCO, HUM

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Chevron Corporation (Symbol: CVX), where a total volume of 60,240 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 6.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 111.3% of CVX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $114 strike put option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 5,398 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 539,800 underlying shares of CVX. Below is a chart showing CVX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $114 strike highlighted in orange:

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Tractor Supply Co. (Symbol: TSCO) saw options trading volume of 6,186 contracts, representing approximately 618,600 underlying shares or approximately 57.1% of TSCO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 3,093 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 309,300 underlying shares of TSCO. Below is a chart showing TSCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Humana Inc. (Symbol: HUM) saw options trading volume of 9,505 contracts, representing approximately 950,500 underlying shares or approximately 48.3% of HUM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $200 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 5,784 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 578,400 underlying shares of HUM. Below is a chart showing HUM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $200 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CVX options , TSCO options , or HUM options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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