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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: FLS, MNK, CVS

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Flowserve Corp (Symbol: FLS), where a total of 4,546 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 454,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 53.8% of FLS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 844,850 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 2,304 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 230,400 underlying shares of FLS. Below is a chart showing FLS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Mallinckrodt plc (Symbol: MNK) options are showing a volume of 13,009 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53.5% of MNK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $25 strike call option expiring August 10, 2018 , with 1,188 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 118,800 underlying shares of MNK. Below is a chart showing MNK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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And CVS Health Corporation (Symbol: CVS) options are showing a volume of 34,331 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53.3% of CVS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $68 strike call option expiring August 10, 2018 , with 11,994 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of CVS. Below is a chart showing CVS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $68 strike highlighted in orange:

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