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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: MEDP, RRD, WMT

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Medpace Holdings Inc (Symbol: MEDP), where a total of 3,224 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 322,400 underlying shares. That amounts to about 50.6% of MEDP's average daily trading volume over the past month of 637,110 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 678 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 67,800 underlying shares of MEDP. Below is a chart showing MEDP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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Donnelley & Sons Company (Symbol: RRD) saw options trading volume of 3,086 contracts, representing approximately 308,600 underlying shares or approximately 50.4% of RRD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 611,815 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $6 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 1,309 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 130,900 underlying shares of RRD. Below is a chart showing RRD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $6 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Walmart Inc (Symbol: WMT) options are showing a volume of 43,028 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 4.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 49.3% of WMT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 8.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $99 strike call option expiring March 01, 2019 , with 12,426 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of WMT. Below is a chart showing WMT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $99 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MEDP options , RRD options , or WMT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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