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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: OMI, APA, WDC

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Owens & Minor, Inc. (Symbol: OMI), where a total of 2,839 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 283,900 underlying shares. That amounts to about 45.4% of OMI's average daily trading volume over the past month of 624,645 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,628 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 162,800 underlying shares of OMI. Below is a chart showing OMI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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Apache Corp (Symbol: APA) options are showing a volume of 14,225 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.1% of APA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 1,913 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 191,300 underlying shares of APA. Below is a chart showing APA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Western Digital Corp (Symbol: WDC) options are showing a volume of 19,467 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.8% of WDC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $82.50 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 2,591 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 259,100 underlying shares of WDC. Below is a chart showing WDC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $82.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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