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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: DIN, KMB, WBMD

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in DineEquity Inc (Symbol: DIN), where a total of 1,613 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 161,300 underlying shares. That amounts to about 64.1% of DIN's average daily trading volume over the past month of 251,590 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 696 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 69,600 underlying shares of DIN. Below is a chart showing DIN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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Kimberly-Clark Corp. (Symbol: KMB) saw options trading volume of 13,090 contracts, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares or approximately 60.9% of KMB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $130 strike put option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 8,085 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 808,500 underlying shares of KMB. Below is a chart showing KMB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:

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And WebMD Health Corp (Symbol: WBMD) options are showing a volume of 3,492 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 349,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 60.8% of WBMD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 574,455 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,242 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 124,200 underlying shares of WBMD. Below is a chart showing WBMD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DIN options , KMB options , or WBMD options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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