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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: VMC, SLB, VNDA

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Vulcan Materials Co (Symbol: VMC), where a total of 5,582 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 558,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 43.7% of VMC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $135 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,626 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 162,600 underlying shares of VMC. Below is a chart showing VMC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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Schlumberger Ltd (Symbol: SLB) options are showing a volume of 38,527 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.2% of SLB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 8.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 7,159 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 715,900 underlying shares of SLB. Below is a chart showing SLB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: VNDA) options are showing a volume of 2,077 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 207,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.8% of VNDA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 484,755 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $16 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of VNDA. Below is a chart showing VNDA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $16 strike highlighted in orange:

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