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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: LLY, SWKS, HCA

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Lilly (Eli) & Co (Symbol: LLY), where a total volume of 30,231 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 62.6% of LLY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 25,914 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.6 million underlying shares of LLY. Below is a chart showing LLY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (Symbol: SWKS) options are showing a volume of 12,443 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 58.4% of SWKS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 5,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 500,000 underlying shares of SWKS. Below is a chart showing SWKS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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And HCA Healthcare Inc (Symbol: HCA) saw options trading volume of 9,596 contracts, representing approximately 959,600 underlying shares or approximately 51.6% of HCA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 5,015 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 501,500 underlying shares of HCA. Below is a chart showing HCA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for LLY options , SWKS options , or HCA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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