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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: HD, MPC, SWKS

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Home Depot Inc (Symbol: HD), where a total of 23,159 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 49.2% of HD's average daily trading volume over the past month of 4.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $140 strike call option expiring January 20, 2017 , with 6,063 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 606,300 underlying shares of HD. Below is a chart showing HD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $140 strike highlighted in orange:

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Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) options are showing a volume of 23,268 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.9% of MPC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $52.50 strike put option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 7,276 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 727,600 underlying shares of MPC. Below is a chart showing MPC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $52.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (Symbol: SWKS) saw options trading volume of 8,780 contracts, representing approximately 878,000 underlying shares or approximately 43.2% of SWKS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 3,208 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 320,800 underlying shares of SWKS. Below is a chart showing SWKS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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