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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: CVX, TWTR, CALM

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Chevron Corporation (Symbol: CVX), where a total volume of 29,894 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 56.8% of CVX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $120 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 3,896 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 389,600 underlying shares of CVX. Below is a chart showing CVX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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Twitter Inc (Symbol: TWTR ) saw options trading volume of 103,422 contracts, representing approximately 10.3 million underlying shares or approximately 55.9% of TWTR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 18.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $24.50 strike call option expiring January 05, 2018 , with 12,405 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of TWTR. Below is a chart showing TWTR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $24.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cal-Maine Foods Inc (Symbol: CALM) options are showing a volume of 1,834 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 183,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 54.6% of CALM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 335,650 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $39 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 1,075 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 107,500 underlying shares of CALM. Below is a chart showing CALM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $39 strike highlighted in orange:

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