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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: MU, NVDA, WDC

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Micron Technology Inc. (Symbol: MU), where a total volume of 527,973 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 52.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 100.9% of MU's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 52.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 22,630 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares of MU. Below is a chart showing MU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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NVIDIA Corp (Symbol: NVDA) saw options trading volume of 146,348 contracts, representing approximately 14.6 million underlying shares or approximately 89.4% of NVDA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 16.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $250 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 9,257 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 925,700 underlying shares of NVDA. Below is a chart showing NVDA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Western Digital Corp (Symbol: WDC) options are showing a volume of 32,163 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 86.6% of WDC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 2,594 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 259,400 underlying shares of WDC. Below is a chart showing WDC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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