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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: JNJ, LW, CPB

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Johnson & Johnson (Symbol: JNJ), where a total volume of 27,086 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 44.2% of JNJ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $140 strike put option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 3,017 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 301,700 underlying shares of JNJ. Below is a chart showing JNJ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $140 strike highlighted in orange:

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Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (Symbol: LW) saw options trading volume of 3,583 contracts, representing approximately 358,300 underlying shares or approximately 43.9% of LW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 815,655 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 1,700 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 170,000 underlying shares of LW. Below is a chart showing LW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Campbell Soup Co (Symbol: CPB) saw options trading volume of 27,192 contracts, representing approximately 2.7 million underlying shares or approximately 42.9% of CPB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $37 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 6,491 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 649,100 underlying shares of CPB. Below is a chart showing CPB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

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