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Notable Friday Option Activity: MXIM, CELG, AIG

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (Symbol: MXIM), where a total of 9,377 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 937,700 underlying shares. That amounts to about 42% of MXIM's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $48 strike call option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 2,437 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 243,700 underlying shares of MXIM. Below is a chart showing MXIM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $48 strike highlighted in orange:

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Celgene Corp. (Symbol: CELG) options are showing a volume of 18,818 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.9% of CELG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring February 10, 2017 , with 1,178 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 117,800 underlying shares of CELG. Below is a chart showing CELG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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And American International Group Inc (Symbol: AIG) options are showing a volume of 21,702 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.4% of AIG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $64.50 strike put option expiring February 03, 2017 , with 5,820 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 582,000 underlying shares of AIG. Below is a chart showing AIG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $64.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MXIM options , CELG options , or AIG options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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