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Notable Thursday Option Activity: V, URI, SYMC

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Visa Inc (Symbol: V), where a total of 35,424 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.5 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 48.2% of V's average daily trading volume over the past month of 7.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $135 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 4,773 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 477,300 underlying shares of V. Below is a chart showing V's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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United Rentals Inc (Symbol: URI) options are showing a volume of 7,679 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 767,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.3% of URI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $170 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,148 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 114,800 underlying shares of URI. Below is a chart showing URI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $170 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Symantec Corp (Symbol: SYMC) options are showing a volume of 22,933 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.3% of SYMC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $32 strike call option expiring May 11, 2018 , with 3,778 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 377,800 underlying shares of SYMC. Below is a chart showing SYMC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $32 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for V options , URI options , or SYMC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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