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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: AAP, KITE, HCI

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Advance Auto Parts Inc (Symbol: AAP), where a total of 5,289 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 528,900 underlying shares. That amounts to about 47.1% of AAP's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $165 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 2,475 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 247,500 underlying shares of AAP. Below is a chart showing AAP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $165 strike highlighted in orange:

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Kite Pharma Inc (Symbol: KITE) options are showing a volume of 3,456 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 345,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.7% of KITE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 739,695 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 1,256 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 125,600 underlying shares of KITE. Below is a chart showing KITE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And HCI Group Inc (Symbol: HCI) saw options trading volume of 420 contracts, representing approximately 42,000 underlying shares or approximately 45.9% of HCI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 91,440 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike put option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 204 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 20,400 underlying shares of HCI. Below is a chart showing HCI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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