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Notable Thursday Option Activity: KORS, MCK, JNPR

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (Symbol: KORS), where a total volume of 11,060 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 54.4% of KORS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 5,001 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 500,100 underlying shares of KORS. Below is a chart showing KORS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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McKesson Corp (Symbol: MCK) options are showing a volume of 7,059 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 705,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.5% of MCK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $145 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 753 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 75,300 underlying shares of MCK. Below is a chart showing MCK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $145 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Juniper Networks Inc (Symbol: JNPR) options are showing a volume of 10,495 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.7% of JNPR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $27.50 strike call option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 2,135 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 213,500 underlying shares of JNPR. Below is a chart showing JNPR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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