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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: LUV, ISRG, LH

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Southwest Airlines Co (Symbol: LUV), where a total of 24,233 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 67.7% of LUV's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring September 28, 2018 , with 12,508 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of LUV. Below is a chart showing LUV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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Intuitive Surgical Inc (Symbol: ISRG) options are showing a volume of 2,859 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 285,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 64.6% of ISRG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 442,815 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $537.50 strike put option expiring September 07, 2018 , with 215 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 21,500 underlying shares of ISRG. Below is a chart showing ISRG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $537.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (Symbol: LH) options are showing a volume of 3,562 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 356,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 59.5% of LH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 598,305 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $190 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 2,576 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 257,600 underlying shares of LH. Below is a chart showing LH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $190 strike highlighted in orange:

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