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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: JBL, STAA, CMCSA

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Jabil Inc (Symbol: JBL), where a total volume of 7,740 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 774,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 48.9% of JBL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30.50 strike call option expiring September 28, 2018 , with 1,420 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 142,000 underlying shares of JBL. Below is a chart showing JBL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Staar Surgical Co. (Symbol: STAA) options are showing a volume of 3,191 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 319,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48.9% of STAA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 652,910 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 1,061 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 106,100 underlying shares of STAA. Below is a chart showing STAA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Comcast Corp (Symbol: CMCSA) saw options trading volume of 94,726 contracts, representing approximately 9.5 million underlying shares or approximately 48.6% of CMCSA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 19.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 10,524 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of CMCSA. Below is a chart showing CMCSA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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