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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: DVN, SBUX, IP

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Devon Energy Corp. (Symbol: DVN), where a total of 69,625 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 7.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 96.9% of DVN's average daily trading volume over the past month of 7.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $42 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 25,028 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares of DVN. Below is a chart showing DVN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42 strike highlighted in orange:

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Starbucks Corp. (Symbol: SBUX) options are showing a volume of 42,946 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 4.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 65.3% of SBUX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 2,288 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 228,800 underlying shares of SBUX. Below is a chart showing SBUX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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And International Paper Co (Symbol: IP) options are showing a volume of 15,299 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 57.6% of IP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 2,195 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 219,500 underlying shares of IP. Below is a chart showing IP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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