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Notable Monday Option Activity: APA, CRM, SYK

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Apache Corp (Symbol: APA), where a total volume of 37,881 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 60.7% of APA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike call option expiring November 15, 2019, with 12,566 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of APA. Below is a chart showing APA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Salesforce.com Inc (Symbol: CRM) options are showing a volume of 26,732 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 59.1% of CRM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $160 strike call option expiring November 08, 2019, with 2,386 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 238,600 underlying shares of CRM. Below is a chart showing CRM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $160 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Stryker Corp (Symbol: SYK) saw options trading volume of 5,588 contracts, representing approximately 558,800 underlying shares or approximately 54.8% of SYK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $200 strike put option expiring November 15, 2019, with 1,528 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 152,800 underlying shares of SYK. Below is a chart showing SYK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $200 strike highlighted in orange:

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