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Notable Thursday Option Activity: SPG, CVX, POST

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Simon Property Group, Inc. (Symbol: SPG), where a total of 5,804 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 580,400 underlying shares. That amounts to about 43.6% of SPG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $185 strike call option expiring November 18, 2016 , with 1,336 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 133,600 underlying shares of SPG. Below is a chart showing SPG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

Chevron Corporation (Symbol: CVX) saw options trading volume of 25,126 contracts, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares or approximately 43.1% of CVX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring October 28, 2016 , with 5,268 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 526,800 underlying shares of CVX. Below is a chart showing CVX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

And Post Holdings Inc (Symbol: POST) options are showing a volume of 3,214 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 321,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.2% of POST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 761,490 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring December 16, 2016 , with 1,758 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 175,800 underlying shares of POST. Below is a chart showing POST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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