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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: EGRX, CPN, SHLD

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Symbol: EGRX), where a total volume of 2,349 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 234,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 112.7% of EGRX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 208,450 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 1,003 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,300 underlying shares of EGRX. Below is a chart showing EGRX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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Calpine Corp (Symbol: CPN) saw options trading volume of 52,039 contracts, representing approximately 5.2 million underlying shares or approximately 101.2% of CPN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring September 15, 2017 , with 25,072 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares of CPN. Below is a chart showing CPN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Sears Holdings Corp (Symbol: SHLD) options are showing a volume of 23,218 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 96.8% of SHLD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 2,347 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 234,700 underlying shares of SHLD. Below is a chart showing SHLD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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