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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: JBLU, AGCO, ALG

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in JetBlue Airways Corp (Symbol: JBLU), where a total of 43,967 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 4.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 69.8% of JBLU's average daily trading volume over the past month of 6.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $23 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 21,892 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.2 million underlying shares of JBLU. Below is a chart showing JBLU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $23 strike highlighted in orange:

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AGCO Corp. (Symbol: AGCO) saw options trading volume of 5,544 contracts, representing approximately 554,400 underlying shares or approximately 56.2% of AGCO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 986,375 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring January 20, 2017 , with 5,493 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 549,300 underlying shares of AGCO. Below is a chart showing AGCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Alamo Group, Inc. (Symbol: ALG) options are showing a volume of 269 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 26,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.3% of ALG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 62,105 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 100 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 10,000 underlying shares of ALG. Below is a chart showing ALG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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