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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: LMT, JPM, SPLK

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Lockheed Martin Corp (Symbol: LMT), where a total volume of 4,216 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 421,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.3% of LMT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 973,650 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $320 strike call option expiring January 05, 2018 , with 286 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 28,600 underlying shares of LMT. Below is a chart showing LMT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $320 strike highlighted in orange:

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JPMorgan Chase & Co (Symbol: JPM) saw options trading volume of 61,055 contracts, representing approximately 6.1 million underlying shares or approximately 42.9% of JPM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 14.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 10,788 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of JPM. Below is a chart showing JPM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Splunk Inc (Symbol: SPLK) options are showing a volume of 6,506 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 650,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.8% of SPLK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring January 12, 2018 , with 783 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 78,300 underlying shares of SPLK. Below is a chart showing SPLK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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