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Notable Thursday Option Activity: VMW, EAT, BCO

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in VMware Inc (Symbol: VMW), where a total of 9,101 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 910,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 42.3% of VMW's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $135 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 2,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,000 underlying shares of VMW. Below is a chart showing VMW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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Brinker International, Inc. (Symbol: EAT) saw options trading volume of 4,167 contracts, representing approximately 416,700 underlying shares or approximately 42.2% of EAT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 988,290 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $45 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 1,237 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 123,700 underlying shares of EAT. Below is a chart showing EAT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Brinks Co (Symbol: BCO) options are showing a volume of 1,964 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 196,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.9% of BCO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 468,905 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $77.50 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 734 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 73,400 underlying shares of BCO. Below is a chart showing BCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $77.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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