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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: HD, WDAY, PDFS

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Home Depot Inc (Symbol: HD), where a total volume of 44,033 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 4.4 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 110.7% of HD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $205 strike call option expiring September 07, 2018 , with 5,441 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 544,100 underlying shares of HD. Below is a chart showing HD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $205 strike highlighted in orange:

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Workday Inc (Symbol: WDAY) options are showing a volume of 14,810 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 89.6% of WDAY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $155 strike put option expiring September 07, 2018 , with 812 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 81,200 underlying shares of WDAY. Below is a chart showing WDAY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $155 strike highlighted in orange:

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And PDF Solutions Inc. (Symbol: PDFS) options are showing a volume of 2,186 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 218,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 81.2% of PDFS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 269,050 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike put option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 2,001 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,100 underlying shares of PDFS. Below is a chart showing PDFS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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