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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: LCII, AMAT, BSX

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in LCI Industries (Symbol: LCII), where a total of 841 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 84,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 44.4% of LCII's average daily trading volume over the past month of 189,610 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019, with 803 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 80,300 underlying shares of LCII. Below is a chart showing LCII's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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Applied Materials, Inc. (Symbol: AMAT) options are showing a volume of 35,753 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.4% of AMAT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 8.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $45 strike put option expiring May 17, 2019, with 4,016 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 401,600 underlying shares of AMAT. Below is a chart showing AMAT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Boston Scientific Corp. (Symbol: BSX) saw options trading volume of 28,181 contracts, representing approximately 2.8 million underlying shares or approximately 43.3% of BSX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $37 strike put option expiring April 18, 2019, with 5,626 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 562,600 underlying shares of BSX. Below is a chart showing BSX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

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