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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: PPL, LRCX, HLI


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in PPL Corp (Symbol: PPL), where a total of 34,545 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.5 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 67.7% of PPL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 5.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $31 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 15,779 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares of PPL. Below is a chart showing PPL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $31 strike highlighted in orange:

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Lam Research Corp (Symbol: LRCX) options are showing a volume of 13,809 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 67% of LRCX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $185 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 650 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 65,000 underlying shares of LRCX. Below is a chart showing LRCX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Houlihan Lokey Inc (Symbol: HLI) options are showing a volume of 1,017 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 101,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 65.2% of HLI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 155,995 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $40 strike put option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,000 underlying shares of HLI. Below is a chart showing HLI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for PPL options , LRCX options , or HLI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: PPL , LRCX , HLI




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