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Notable Monday Option Activity: WHR, HAIN, R


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Whirlpool Corp (Symbol: WHR), where a total volume of 2,863 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 286,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 41% of WHR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 698,015 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $160 strike call option expiring September 20, 2019 , with 253 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 25,300 underlying shares of WHR. Below is a chart showing WHR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $160 strike highlighted in orange:

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Hain Celestial Group Inc (Symbol: HAIN) saw options trading volume of 4,401 contracts, representing approximately 440,100 underlying shares or approximately 40.2% of HAIN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $29 strike call option expiring August 16, 2019 , with 2,206 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 220,600 underlying shares of HAIN. Below is a chart showing HAIN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $29 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Ryder System, Inc. (Symbol: R) options are showing a volume of 1,928 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 192,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.1% of R's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 481,070 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring February 21, 2020 , with 1,378 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 137,800 underlying shares of R. Below is a chart showing R's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for WHR options , HAIN options , or R options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: WHR , HAIN , R



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