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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: SBAC, MCD, SYMC

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in SBA Communications Corp (Symbol: SBAC), where a total of 12,260 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 188.9% of SBAC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 649,115 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $175 strike put option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 5,448 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 544,800 underlying shares of SBAC. Below is a chart showing SBAC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $175 strike highlighted in orange:

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McDonald's Corp (Symbol: MCD) options are showing a volume of 54,723 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 5.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 137.6% of MCD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $190 strike call option expiring April 05, 2019 , with 18,297 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares of MCD. Below is a chart showing MCD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $190 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Symantec Corp (Symbol: SYMC) saw options trading volume of 54,375 contracts, representing approximately 5.4 million underlying shares or approximately 92.1% of SYMC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 12,676 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 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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For the various different available expirations for SBAC options , MCD options , or SYMC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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