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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: CRI, LLY, TRTN

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Carter's Inc (Symbol: CRI), where a total volume of 4,270 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 427,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.2% of CRI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 924,475 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 4,060 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 406,000 underlying shares of CRI. Below is a chart showing CRI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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Lilly (Eli) & Co (Symbol: LLY) options are showing a volume of 20,197 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.7% of LLY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 10,747 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of LLY. Below is a chart showing LLY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Triton International Ltd (Symbol: TRTN) saw options trading volume of 2,836 contracts, representing approximately 283,600 underlying shares or approximately 45.7% of TRTN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 621,140 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 2,026 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 202,600 underlying shares of TRTN. Below is a chart showing TRTN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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