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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: M, APA, AMGN

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Macy's Inc (Symbol: M), where a total of 26,690 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 48.3% of M's average daily trading volume over the past month of 5.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $37 strike call option expiring January 06, 2017 , with 5,180 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 518,000 underlying shares of M. Below is a chart showing M's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

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Apache Corp (Symbol: APA) options are showing a volume of 11,985 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.7% of APA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 2,187 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 218,700 underlying shares of APA. Below is a chart showing APA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Amgen Inc (Symbol: AMGN) saw options trading volume of 14,452 contracts, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares or approximately 43.4% of AMGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $150 strike put option expiring January 20, 2017 , with 910 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 91,000 underlying shares of AMGN. Below is a chart showing AMGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:

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