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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: PZZA, LM, AMBA

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Papa John's International, Inc. (Symbol: PZZA), where a total of 3,536 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 353,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 83% of PZZA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 426,255 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 1,081 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 108,100 underlying shares of PZZA. Below is a chart showing PZZA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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Legg Mason, Inc. (Symbol: LM) options are showing a volume of 14,666 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 73.8% of LM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 5,441 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 544,100 underlying shares of LM. Below is a chart showing LM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Ambarella, Inc. (Symbol: AMBA) saw options trading volume of 5,724 contracts, representing approximately 572,400 underlying shares or approximately 73.4% of AMBA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 780,350 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $57 strike call option expiring February 24, 2017 , with 782 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 78,200 underlying shares of AMBA. Below is a chart showing AMBA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for PZZA options , LM options , or AMBA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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