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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: ABBV, GS, DG

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in AbbVie Inc (Symbol: ABBV), where a total of 137,043 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 13.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 143.8% of ABBV's average daily trading volume over the past month of 9.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $120 strike call option expiring June 08, 2018 , with 31,063 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.1 million underlying shares of ABBV. Below is a chart showing ABBV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (the (Symbol: GS) saw options trading volume of 38,278 contracts, representing approximately 3.8 million underlying shares or approximately 140.8% of GS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $207.50 strike put option expiring June 08, 2018 , with 2,306 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 230,600 underlying shares of GS. Below is a chart showing GS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $207.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Dollar General Corp (Symbol: DG) options are showing a volume of 24,879 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 106.7% of DG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $90 strike put option expiring June 01, 2018 , with 6,946 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 694,600 underlying shares of DG. Below is a chart showing DG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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