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Notable Monday Option Activity: SPLK, THC, MSFT


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Splunk Inc (Symbol: SPLK), where a total of 6,583 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 658,300 underlying shares. That amounts to about 47.4% of SPLK's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $110 strike put option expiring May 25, 2018 , with 1,003 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,300 underlying shares of SPLK. Below is a chart showing SPLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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Tenet Healthcare Corp. (Symbol: THC) saw options trading volume of 11,904 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 47.1% of THC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 5,054 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 505,400 underlying shares of THC. Below is a chart showing THC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Microsoft Corporation (Symbol: MSFT) saw options trading volume of 134,115 contracts, representing approximately 13.4 million underlying shares or approximately 46.9% of MSFT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 28.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 13,133 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of MSFT. Below is a chart showing MSFT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SPLK options , THC options , or MSFT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: SPLK , THC , MSFT



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