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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: TRIP, LOW, HD

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Tripadvisor Inc (Symbol: TRIP), where a total of 19,206 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.9 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 111.7% of TRIP's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $52.50 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 3,747 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 374,700 underlying shares of TRIP. Below is a chart showing TRIP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $52.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Lowe's Companies Inc (Symbol: LOW) saw options trading volume of 35,975 contracts, representing approximately 3.6 million underlying shares or approximately 71.5% of LOW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 13,123 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of LOW. Below is a chart showing LOW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Home Depot Inc (Symbol: HD) saw options trading volume of 23,808 contracts, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares or approximately 66% of HD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $150 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 1,815 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 181,500 underlying shares of HD. Below is a chart showing HD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for TRIP options , LOW options , or HD options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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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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