Notable Tuesday Option Activity: LNKD, GLBL, SM

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in LinkedIn Corp (LNKD), where a total of 6,203 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 620,300 underlying shares. That amounts to about 59.2% of LNKD's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $185 strike put option expiring November 18, 2016, with 1,424 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 142,400 underlying shares of LNKD. Below is a chart showing LNKD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

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TerraForm Global Inc ( GLBL) saw options trading volume of 2,522 contracts, representing approximately 252,200 underlying shares or approximately 56.6% of GLBL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 445,940 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $2.50 strike call option expiring November 18, 2016, with 1,210 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 121,000 underlying shares of GLBL. Below is a chart showing GLBL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $2.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And SM Energy Co. ( SM) saw options trading volume of 17,418 contracts, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares or approximately 55.8% of SM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring December 16, 2016, with 4,720 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 472,000 underlying shares of SM. Below is a chart showing SM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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