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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: XRX, ALGN, AMGN

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Xerox Corp (Symbol: XRX), where a total of 17,638 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 56.4% of XRX's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 4,414 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 441,400 underlying shares of XRX. Below is a chart showing XRX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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Align Technology Inc (Symbol: ALGN) options are showing a volume of 6,451 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 645,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 55.4% of ALGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $250 strike put option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 396 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 39,600 underlying shares of ALGN. Below is a chart showing ALGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Amgen Inc (Symbol: AMGN) saw options trading volume of 17,741 contracts, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares or approximately 51.5% of AMGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $175 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,859 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 185,900 underlying shares of AMGN. Below is a chart showing AMGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $175 strike highlighted in orange:

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