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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: WY, ALB, SYMC

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Weyerhaeuser Co (Symbol: WY), where a total of 12,047 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 44.6% of WY's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $37 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 10,472 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of WY. Below is a chart showing WY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

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Albemarle Corp. (Symbol: ALB) options are showing a volume of 6,051 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 605,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.5% of ALB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,118 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 111,800 underlying shares of ALB. Below is a chart showing ALB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Symantec Corp (Symbol: SYMC) saw options trading volume of 25,883 contracts, representing approximately 2.6 million underlying shares or approximately 43.5% of SYMC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $22 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 10,293 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of SYMC. Below is a chart showing SYMC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22 strike highlighted in orange:

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