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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: BMY, GEO, TREE

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (Symbol: BMY), where a total volume of 107,434 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 10.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 60.2% of BMY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 17.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 9,726 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 972,600 underlying shares of BMY. Below is a chart showing BMY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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Geo Group Inc (Symbol: GEO) options are showing a volume of 3,483 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 348,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 54.3% of GEO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 641,370 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 1,476 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 147,600 underlying shares of GEO. Below is a chart showing GEO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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And LendingTree Inc (Symbol: TREE) options are showing a volume of 829 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 82,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53.6% of TREE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 154,770 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $135 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 324 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 32,400 underlying shares of TREE. Below is a chart showing TREE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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