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Notable Monday Option Activity: STZ, ROST, BBY

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Constellation Brands Inc (Symbol: STZ), where a total of 38,907 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.9 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 177.6% of STZ's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $195 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 35,004 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.5 million underlying shares of STZ. Below is a chart showing STZ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $195 strike highlighted in orange:

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Ross Stores, Inc. (Symbol: ROST) options are showing a volume of 18,788 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 67.3% of ROST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 11,069 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of ROST. Below is a chart showing ROST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Best Buy Inc (Symbol: BBY) options are showing a volume of 22,611 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 61.5% of BBY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $67.50 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 4,243 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 424,300 underlying shares of BBY. Below is a chart showing BBY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $67.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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