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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: DKS, BMY, TSLA

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc (Symbol: DKS), where a total volume of 29,500 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 142.9% of DKS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $52.50 strike put option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 7,566 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 756,600 underlying shares of DKS. Below is a chart showing DKS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $52.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (Symbol: BMY) saw options trading volume of 170,274 contracts, representing approximately 17.0 million underlying shares or approximately 129.9% of BMY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 13.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 10,905 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of BMY. Below is a chart showing BMY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Tesla Motors Inc (Symbol: TSLA) saw options trading volume of 55,640 contracts, representing approximately 5.6 million underlying shares or approximately 106.2% of TSLA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $250 strike put option expiring January 27, 2017 , with 5,592 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 559,200 underlying shares of TSLA. Below is a chart showing TSLA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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