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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: PH, BBY, LMT

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Parker Hannifin Corp (Symbol: PH), where a total volume of 4,207 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 420,700 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.2% of PH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 909,825 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $155 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,015 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 101,500 underlying shares of PH. Below is a chart showing PH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $155 strike highlighted in orange:

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Best Buy Inc (Symbol: BBY) saw options trading volume of 11,568 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 44.1% of BBY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,182 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 118,200 underlying shares of BBY. Below is a chart showing BBY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Lockheed Martin Corp (Symbol: LMT) saw options trading volume of 4,981 contracts, representing approximately 498,100 underlying shares or approximately 43.6% of LMT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $300 strike put option expiring March 29, 2019 , with 1,415 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 141,500 underlying shares of LMT. Below is a chart showing LMT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $300 strike highlighted in orange:

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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