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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: WDC, LNG, X

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Western Digital Corp (Symbol: WDC), where a total of 18,742 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.9 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 48.6% of WDC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $78 strike put option expiring February 23, 2018 , with 1,101 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 110,100 underlying shares of WDC. Below is a chart showing WDC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $78 strike highlighted in orange:

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Cheniere Energy Inc. (Symbol: LNG) options are showing a volume of 10,483 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.8% of LNG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 1,324 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 132,400 underlying shares of LNG. Below is a chart showing LNG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And United States Steel Corp. (Symbol: X) saw options trading volume of 44,383 contracts, representing approximately 4.4 million underlying shares or approximately 47.2% of X's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 9.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $38 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 3,571 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 357,100 underlying shares of X. Below is a chart showing X's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $38 strike highlighted in orange:

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