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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: CMG, PAYX, XLNX

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (Symbol: CMG), where a total of 10,891 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 118.3% of CMG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 920,715 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $425 strike call option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 735 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 73,500 underlying shares of CMG. Below is a chart showing CMG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $425 strike highlighted in orange:

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Paychex Inc (Symbol: PAYX) saw options trading volume of 7,900 contracts, representing approximately 790,000 underlying shares or approximately 58.8% of PAYX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $62.50 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 6,601 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 660,100 underlying shares of PAYX. Below is a chart showing PAYX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $62.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Xilinx, Inc. (Symbol: XLNX) saw options trading volume of 10,099 contracts, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares or approximately 43.3% of XLNX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike put option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 1,479 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 147,900 underlying shares of XLNX. Below is a chart showing XLNX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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