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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: LMT, TSO, CVS

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Lockheed Martin Corp (Symbol: LMT), where a total volume of 7,589 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 758,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 54.5% of LMT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $252.50 strike put option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 1,079 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 107,900 underlying shares of LMT. Below is a chart showing LMT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $252.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Tesoro Corporation (Symbol: TSO) options are showing a volume of 13,291 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53.4% of TSO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring February 03, 2017 , with 5,169 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 516,900 underlying shares of TSO. Below is a chart showing TSO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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And CVS Health Corporation (Symbol: CVS) options are showing a volume of 29,380 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.6% of CVS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $85 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 3,139 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 313,900 underlying shares of CVS. Below is a chart showing CVS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for LMT options , TSO options , or CVS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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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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