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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: MCK, SYNA, VSI

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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 13,627 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.4 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 95.2% of MCK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $130 strike call option expiring November 18, 2016 , with 1,361 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 136,100 underlying shares of MCK. Below is a chart showing MCK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:

Synaptics Inc (Symbol: SYNA) saw options trading volume of 4,987 contracts, representing approximately 498,700 underlying shares or approximately 85.4% of SYNA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 583,710 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring December 16, 2016 , with 1,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 101,000 underlying shares of SYNA. Below is a chart showing SYNA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

And Vitamin Shoppe Inc (Symbol: VSI) options are showing a volume of 1,542 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 154,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 83.7% of VSI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 184,205 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring November 18, 2016 , with 1,065 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 106,500 underlying shares of VSI. Below is a chart showing VSI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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