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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: DD, SAM, ULTA

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in DuPont (Symbol: DD), where a total of 9,347 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 934,700 underlying shares. That amounts to about 42.8% of DD's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 3,419 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 341,900 underlying shares of DD. Below is a chart showing DD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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Boston Beer Co Inc (Symbol: SAM) options are showing a volume of 548 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 54,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.5% of SAM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 128,825 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $125 strike put option expiring September 15, 2017 , with 115 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 11,500 underlying shares of SAM. Below is a chart showing SAM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $125 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (Symbol: ULTA) saw options trading volume of 2,335 contracts, representing approximately 233,500 underlying shares or approximately 42.4% of ULTA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 550,675 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $275 strike call option expiring February 24, 2017 , with 253 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 25,300 underlying shares of ULTA. Below is a chart showing ULTA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $275 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DD options , SAM options , or ULTA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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