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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: CIM, VSM, AMED

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Chimera Investment Corp (Symbol: CIM), where a total volume of 21,850 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 173.2% of CIM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $19 strike put option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 10,001 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of CIM. Below is a chart showing CIM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $19 strike highlighted in orange:

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Versum Materials Inc (Symbol: VSM) options are showing a volume of 5,356 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 535,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 85.4% of VSM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 626,810 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $32.50 strike call option expiring September 15, 2017 , with 2,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 250,000 underlying shares of VSM. Below is a chart showing VSM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $32.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Amedisys, Inc. (Symbol: AMED) saw options trading volume of 2,036 contracts, representing approximately 203,600 underlying shares or approximately 84.9% of AMED's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 239,915 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 2,002 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,200 underlying shares of AMED. Below is a chart showing AMED's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CIM options , VSM options , or AMED options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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