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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: DIS, APA, RWT

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Walt Disney Co. (Symbol: DIS), where a total volume of 29,910 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 45.6% of DIS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 11,144 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of DIS. Below is a chart showing DIS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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Apache Corp (Symbol: APA) options are showing a volume of 10,987 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.5% of APA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $57 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,417 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 141,700 underlying shares of APA. Below is a chart showing APA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Redwood Trust Inc (Symbol: RWT) saw options trading volume of 1,000 contracts, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares or approximately 44.1% of RWT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 226,775 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of RWT. Below is a chart showing RWT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DIS options , APA options , or RWT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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