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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: AXDX, ISRG, SYF

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Accelerate Diagnostics Inc (Symbol: AXDX), where a total volume of 2,525 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 252,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 62% of AXDX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 407,230 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 1,207 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 120,700 underlying shares of AXDX. Below is a chart showing AXDX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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Intuitive Surgical Inc (Symbol: ISRG) options are showing a volume of 5,430 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 543,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 59.2% of ISRG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 917,160 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $580 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 1,165 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 116,500 underlying shares of ISRG. Below is a chart showing ISRG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $580 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Synchrony Financial (Symbol: SYF) saw options trading volume of 34,751 contracts, representing approximately 3.5 million underlying shares or approximately 56.6% of SYF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $27 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 5,874 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 587,400 underlying shares of SYF. Below is a chart showing SYF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27 strike highlighted in orange:

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