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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: AGN, JNJ, HON

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Allergan PLC (Symbol: AGN), where a total of 18,214 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 69.1% of AGN's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $140 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 2,265 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 226,500 underlying shares of AGN. Below is a chart showing AGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $140 strike highlighted in orange:

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Johnson & Johnson (Symbol: JNJ) options are showing a volume of 37,477 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 66.2% of JNJ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $146 strike call option expiring January 12, 2018 , with 4,053 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 405,300 underlying shares of JNJ. Below is a chart showing JNJ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $146 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Honeywell International Inc (Symbol: HON) saw options trading volume of 16,301 contracts, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares or approximately 50.6% of HON's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $145 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 3,001 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,100 underlying shares of HON. Below is a chart showing HON's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $145 strike highlighted in orange:

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