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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: BABY, DLTR, IRTC


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Natus Medical Inc. (Symbol: BABY), where a total of 2,015 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 201,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 93.7% of BABY's average daily trading volume over the past month of 215,010 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 1,999 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 199,900 underlying shares of BABY. Below is a chart showing BABY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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Dollar Tree Inc (Symbol: DLTR) options are showing a volume of 38,785 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 93% of DLTR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 8,555 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 855,500 underlying shares of DLTR. Below is a chart showing DLTR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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And iRhythm Technologies Inc (Symbol: IRTC) options are showing a volume of 2,410 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 241,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 85.5% of IRTC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 281,875 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $85 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 1,247 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 124,700 underlying shares of IRTC. Below is a chart showing IRTC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for BABY options , DLTR options , or IRTC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: BABY , DLTR , IRTC



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