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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: MCK, ABBV, BIIB

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in McKesson Corp (Symbol: MCK), where a total volume of 12,067 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 80.7% of MCK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $165 strike put option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 5,014 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 501,400 underlying shares of MCK. Below is a chart showing MCK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $165 strike highlighted in orange:

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AbbVie Inc (Symbol: ABBV) options are showing a volume of 32,708 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 78% of ABBV's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 10,591 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of ABBV. Below is a chart showing ABBV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Biogen Inc (Symbol: BIIB) saw options trading volume of 8,443 contracts, representing approximately 844,300 underlying shares or approximately 75% of BIIB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $340 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 1,614 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 161,400 underlying shares of BIIB. Below is a chart showing BIIB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $340 strike highlighted in orange:

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