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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: EA, PH, ADBE

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Electronic Arts, Inc. (Symbol: EA), where a total volume of 16,719 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 49.7% of EA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $150 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 3,830 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 383,000 underlying shares of EA. Below is a chart showing EA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:

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Parker Hannifin Corp (Symbol: PH) options are showing a volume of 5,684 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 568,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.9% of PH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $175 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 793 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 79,300 underlying shares of PH. Below is a chart showing PH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $175 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Adobe Systems Inc (Symbol: ADBE) options are showing a volume of 11,321 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.3% of ADBE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $220 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 1,455 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 145,500 underlying shares of ADBE. Below is a chart showing ADBE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $220 strike highlighted in orange:

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