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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: CHRW, GM, MU

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (Symbol: CHRW), where a total volume of 7,926 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 792,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.7% of CHRW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike put option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 5,052 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 505,200 underlying shares of CHRW. Below is a chart showing CHRW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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General Motors Co (Symbol: GM) saw options trading volume of 40,807 contracts, representing approximately 4.1 million underlying shares or approximately 45.2% of GM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 9.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $43 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 10,002 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of GM. Below is a chart showing GM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $43 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Micron Technology Inc. (Symbol: MU) options are showing a volume of 177,163 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 17.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.4% of MU's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 40.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring May 11, 2018 , with 6,156 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 615,600 underlying shares of MU. Below is a chart showing MU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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