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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: MET, IBM, AMCX

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in MetLife Inc (Symbol: MET), where a total volume of 34,766 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.5 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 47.2% of MET's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $42.50 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 7,118 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 711,800 underlying shares of MET. Below is a chart showing MET's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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International Business Machines Corp (Symbol: IBM) options are showing a volume of 25,721 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.9% of IBM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $135 strike put option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 3,002 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,200 underlying shares of IBM. Below is a chart showing IBM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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And AMC Networks Inc (Symbol: AMCX) saw options trading volume of 2,464 contracts, representing approximately 246,400 underlying shares or approximately 45.1% of AMCX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 546,610 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 1,608 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 160,800 underlying shares of AMCX. Below is a chart showing AMCX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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