Notable Tuesday Option Activity: CMRE, ICON, CVS

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Costamare Inc. ( CMRE), where a total of 1,979 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 197,900 underlying shares. That amounts to about 56.8% of CMRE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 348,495 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $6 strike put option expiring December 16, 2016, with 1,077 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 107,700 underlying shares of CMRE. Below is a chart showing CMRE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $6 strike highlighted in orange:

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Iconix Brand Group Inc ( ICON) saw options trading volume of 2,674 contracts, representing approximately 267,400 underlying shares or approximately 53% of ICON's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 504,870 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $2.50 strike put option expiring January 20, 2017, with 1,501 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,100 underlying shares of ICON. Below is a chart showing ICON's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $2.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And CVS Health Corporation ( CVS) options are showing a volume of 36,542 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 52.8% of CVS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike put option expiring November 11, 2016, with 4,553 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 455,300 underlying shares of CVS. Below is a chart showing CVS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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