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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: AZO, AAPL, INTC

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in AutoZone, Inc. (Symbol: AZO), where a total of 2,477 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 247,700 underlying shares. That amounts to about 43.5% of AZO's average daily trading volume over the past month of 569,790 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $750 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 452 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 45,200 underlying shares of AZO. Below is a chart showing AZO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $750 strike highlighted in orange:

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Apple Inc (Symbol: AAPL) saw options trading volume of 194,530 contracts, representing approximately 19.5 million underlying shares or approximately 42.8% of AAPL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 45.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $177.50 strike call option expiring March 09, 2018 , with 20,156 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.0 million underlying shares of AAPL. Below is a chart showing AAPL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $177.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Intel Corp (Symbol: INTC) options are showing a volume of 134,447 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 13.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.3% of INTC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 32.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $51 strike call option expiring March 09, 2018 , with 7,869 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 786,900 underlying shares of INTC. Below is a chart showing INTC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $51 strike highlighted in orange:

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