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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: NLSN, UAA, CDNS

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Nielsen Holdings PLC (Symbol: NLSN), where a total of 34,483 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 43.2% of NLSN's average daily trading volume over the past month of 8.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 9,952 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 995,200 underlying shares of NLSN. Below is a chart showing NLSN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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Under Armour Inc (Symbol: UAA) saw options trading volume of 21,494 contracts, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares or approximately 42.5% of UAA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $21 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 12,278 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of UAA. Below is a chart showing UAA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $21 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Cadence Design Systems Inc (Symbol: CDNS) saw options trading volume of 6,056 contracts, representing approximately 605,600 underlying shares or approximately 41% of CDNS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 5,701 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 570,100 underlying shares of CDNS. Below is a chart showing CDNS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for NLSN options , UAA options , or CDNS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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