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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: MPAA, HIG, RNR


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Motorcar Parts of America Inc (Symbol: MPAA), where a total of 1,026 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 102,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 43.5% of MPAA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 235,720 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 214 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 21,400 underlying shares of MPAA. Below is a chart showing MPAA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (Symbol: HIG) saw options trading volume of 8,274 contracts, representing approximately 827,400 underlying shares or approximately 41.9% of HIG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $51.50 strike put option expiring June 29, 2018 , with 3,001 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,100 underlying shares of HIG. Below is a chart showing HIG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $51.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (Symbol: RNR) options are showing a volume of 1,250 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 125,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.8% of RNR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 299,050 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $150 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 1,199 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 119,900 underlying shares of RNR. Below is a chart showing RNR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MPAA options , HIG options , or RNR options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: MPAA , HIG , RNR


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