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Notable Monday Option Activity: SBGI, TDG, KKD

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Symbol: SBGI), where a total volume of 7,027 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 702,700 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 64.9% of SBGI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $29 strike put option expiring March 18, 2016 , with 4,064 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 406,400 underlying shares of SBGI. Below is a chart showing SBGI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $29 strike highlighted in orange:

TransDigm Group Inc (Symbol: TDG) options are showing a volume of 4,145 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 414,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 63.6% of TDG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 651,940 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $220 strike put option expiring February 19, 2016 , with 1,508 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,800 underlying shares of TDG. Below is a chart showing TDG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $220 strike highlighted in orange:

And Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc (Symbol: KKD) saw options trading volume of 2,713 contracts, representing approximately 271,300 underlying shares or approximately 59.5% of KKD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 456,165 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $14 strike call option expiring March 18, 2016 , with 1,480 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 148,000 underlying shares of KKD. Below is a chart showing KKD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $14 strike highlighted in orange:

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