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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: TCX, HRL, ROST


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Tucows Inc (Symbol: TCX), where a total volume of 630 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 63,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 55.5% of TCX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 113,580 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring November 15, 2019 , with 189 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 18,900 underlying shares of TCX. Below is a chart showing TCX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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Hormel Foods Corp. (Symbol: HRL) saw options trading volume of 16,236 contracts, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares or approximately 54.1% of HRL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35.50 strike put option expiring May 24, 2019 , with 5,215 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 521,500 underlying shares of HRL. Below is a chart showing HRL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Ross Stores, Inc. (Symbol: ROST) options are showing a volume of 10,112 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 51.4% of ROST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 4,111 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 411,100 underlying shares of ROST. Below is a chart showing ROST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for TCX options , HRL options , or ROST options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: TCX , HRL , ROST



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