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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: COF, BCRX, CRUS

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Capital One Financial Corp (Symbol: COF), where a total volume of 11,853 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 51.4% of COF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $95.50 strike call option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 937 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 93,700 underlying shares of COF. Below is a chart showing COF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Symbol: BCRX) options are showing a volume of 4,308 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 430,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 49.3% of BCRX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 873,670 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $6 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,596 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 159,600 underlying shares of BCRX. Below is a chart showing BCRX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $6 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Symbol: CRUS) saw options trading volume of 4,174 contracts, representing approximately 417,400 underlying shares or approximately 48.4% of CRUS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 862,895 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 756 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 75,600 underlying shares of CRUS. Below is a chart showing CRUS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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