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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: RHP, URI, XOM


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc (Symbol: RHP), where a total of 1,769 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 176,900 underlying shares. That amounts to about 50.8% of RHP's average daily trading volume over the past month of 348,185 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $70 strike put option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 750 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 75,000 underlying shares of RHP. Below is a chart showing RHP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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United Rentals Inc (Symbol: URI) saw options trading volume of 7,713 contracts, representing approximately 771,300 underlying shares or approximately 50.6% of URI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $170 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 1,885 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 188,500 underlying shares of URI. Below is a chart showing URI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $170 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Exxon Mobil Corp (Symbol: XOM) saw options trading volume of 87,692 contracts, representing approximately 8.8 million underlying shares or approximately 50.4% of XOM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 17.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $74 strike put option expiring March 23, 2018 , with 5,177 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 517,700 underlying shares of XOM. Below is a chart showing XOM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $74 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for RHP options , URI options , or XOM options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: RHP , URI , XOM



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