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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: LNG, MMSI, ICUI


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Cheniere Energy Inc. (Symbol: LNG), where a total of 31,135 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 209.9% of LNG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $62 strike put option expiring March 01, 2019 , with 7,209 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 720,900 underlying shares of LNG. Below is a chart showing LNG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $62 strike highlighted in orange:

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Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Symbol: MMSI) options are showing a volume of 4,591 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 459,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 205.3% of MMSI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 223,650 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,125 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 112,500 underlying shares of MMSI. Below is a chart showing MMSI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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And ICU Medical Inc (Symbol: ICUI) saw options trading volume of 2,314 contracts, representing approximately 231,400 underlying shares or approximately 192.9% of ICUI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 119,940 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $220 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 751 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 75,100 underlying shares of ICUI. Below is a chart showing ICUI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $220 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for LNG options , MMSI options , or ICUI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: LNG , MMSI , ICUI




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