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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: INSM, EQC, WHR

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Insmed Inc (Symbol: INSM), where a total of 6,182 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 618,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 64% of INSM's average daily trading volume over the past month of 965,810 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $34 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 3,535 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 353,500 underlying shares of INSM. Below is a chart showing INSM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $34 strike highlighted in orange:

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Equity Commonwealth (Symbol: EQC) options are showing a volume of 3,000 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 300,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 59.1% of EQC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 507,515 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $32.50 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 1,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,000 underlying shares of EQC. Below is a chart showing EQC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $32.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Whirlpool Corp (Symbol: WHR) options are showing a volume of 6,842 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 684,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 58.5% of WHR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $130 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,309 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 130,900 underlying shares of WHR. Below is a chart showing WHR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for INSM options , EQC options , or WHR options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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