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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: MPC, HYH, AAN

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC), where a total of 36,822 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 64% of MPC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 5.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $42.50 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 22,939 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares of MPC. Below is a chart showing MPC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Halyard Health Inc (Symbol: HYH) saw options trading volume of 1,268 contracts, representing approximately 126,800 underlying shares or approximately 45.7% of HYH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 277,240 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,251 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 125,100 underlying shares of HYH. Below is a chart showing HYH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Aaron's Inc (Symbol: AAN) options are showing a volume of 3,122 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 312,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44% of AAN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 709,625 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $32 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 3,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,000 underlying shares of AAN. Below is a chart showing AAN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $32 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MPC options , HYH options , or AAN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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