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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: KLXI, PARR, MDLZ

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in KLX Inc (Symbol: KLXI), where a total volume of 5,128 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 512,800 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 75.4% of KLXI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 680,200 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 1,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,000 underlying shares of KLXI. Below is a chart showing KLXI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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Par Pacific Holdings Inc (Symbol: PARR) options are showing a volume of 1,027 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 102,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 75.3% of PARR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 136,395 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $15 strike put option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 101,000 underlying shares of PARR. Below is a chart showing PARR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Mondelez International Inc (Symbol: MDLZ) saw options trading volume of 61,536 contracts, representing approximately 6.2 million underlying shares or approximately 72.5% of MDLZ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 8.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $39 strike put option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 6,383 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 638,300 underlying shares of MDLZ. Below is a chart showing MDLZ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $39 strike highlighted in orange:

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