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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: HLF, LVS, SPPI

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Herbalife Ltd (Symbol: HLF), where a total of 32,419 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 416.5% of HLF's average daily trading volume over the past month of 778,355 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 7,620 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 762,000 underlying shares of HLF. Below is a chart showing HLF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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Las Vegas Sands Corp (Symbol: LVS) options are showing a volume of 99,085 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 9.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 381.9% of LVS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 24,750 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares of LVS. Below is a chart showing LVS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: SPPI) options are showing a volume of 11,749 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 112.5% of SPPI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $17 strike put option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 8,041 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 804,100 underlying shares of SPPI. Below is a chart showing SPPI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17 strike highlighted in orange:

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