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Notable Monday Option Activity: MOS, MSFT, WDC

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Mosaic Co (Symbol: MOS), where a total volume of 18,331 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 51.6% of MOS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $29.50 strike put option expiring August 13, 2021, with 3,120 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 312,000 underlying shares of MOS. Below is a chart showing MOS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $29.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Microsoft Corporation (Symbol: MSFT) options are showing a volume of 122,935 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 12.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48.6% of MSFT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 25.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $287.50 strike call option expiring August 06, 2021, with 7,679 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 767,900 underlying shares of MSFT. Below is a chart showing MSFT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $287.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Western Digital Corp (Symbol: WDC) options are showing a volume of 15,136 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.3% of WDC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $67.50 strike call option expiring September 17, 2021, with 4,236 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 423,600 underlying shares of WDC. Below is a chart showing WDC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $67.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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