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Notable Monday Option Activity: LRCX, AVGO, AZO

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Lam Research Corp (Symbol: LRCX), where a total of 16,601 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 42.6% of LRCX's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $210 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 2,557 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 255,700 underlying shares of LRCX. Below is a chart showing LRCX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $210 strike highlighted in orange:

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Broadcom Ltd (Symbol: AVGO) options are showing a volume of 15,147 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.3% of AVGO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $250 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 1,762 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 176,200 underlying shares of AVGO. Below is a chart showing AVGO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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And AutoZone, Inc. (Symbol: AZO) saw options trading volume of 2,382 contracts, representing approximately 238,200 underlying shares or approximately 42.2% of AZO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 564,590 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $685 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 258 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 25,800 underlying shares of AZO. Below is a chart showing AZO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $685 strike highlighted in orange:

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