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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: INTC, WDAY, HLF

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Intel Corp (Symbol: INTC), where a total volume of 251,306 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 25.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 86.6% of INTC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 29.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 25,044 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares of INTC. Below is a chart showing INTC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Workday Inc (Symbol: WDAY) options are showing a volume of 17,103 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 83.8% of WDAY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $120 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 3,503 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 350,300 underlying shares of WDAY. Below is a chart showing WDAY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Herbalife Ltd (Symbol: HLF) options are showing a volume of 13,859 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 71.3% of HLF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $90 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 7,723 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 772,300 underlying shares of HLF. Below is a chart showing HLF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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