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Notable Monday Option Activity: SCG, TDG, JEC

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in SCANA Corp (Symbol: SCG), where a total volume of 8,964 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 896,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 55.1% of SCG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 4,001 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 400,100 underlying shares of SCG. Below is a chart showing SCG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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TransDigm Group Inc (Symbol: TDG) saw options trading volume of 1,703 contracts, representing approximately 170,300 underlying shares or approximately 53.3% of TDG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 319,345 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $340 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 793 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 79,300 underlying shares of TDG. Below is a chart showing TDG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $340 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. (Symbol: JEC) options are showing a volume of 3,523 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 352,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.5% of JEC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 792,210 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 972 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 97,200 underlying shares of JEC. Below is a chart showing JEC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SCG options , TDG options , or JEC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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