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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: DYN, LNG, JCP

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Dynegy Inc (Symbol: DYN), where a total volume of 21,782 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 78.9% of DYN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $10 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 12,605 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of DYN. Below is a chart showing DYN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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Cheniere Energy Inc. (Symbol: LNG) options are showing a volume of 17,289 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 77.9% of LNG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $49 strike call option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 6,749 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 674,900 underlying shares of LNG. Below is a chart showing LNG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $49 strike highlighted in orange:

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And J.C. Penney Co., Inc. (Symbol: JCP) saw options trading volume of 95,149 contracts, representing approximately 9.5 million underlying shares or approximately 72.8% of JCP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 13.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $3.50 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 38,074 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.8 million underlying shares of JCP. Below is a chart showing JCP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $3.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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