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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: SVU, HLF, CPN

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in SUPERVALU Inc. (Symbol: SVU), where a total of 48,553 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 4.9 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 152.2% of SVU's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $5 strike call option expiring January 15, 2016 , with 48,352 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 4.8 million underlying shares of SVU. Below is a chart showing SVU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

Herbalife Ltd. (Symbol: HLF) options are showing a volume of 11,260 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 141.1% of HLF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 798,220 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring December 24, 2015 , with 1,801 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 180,100 underlying shares of HLF. Below is a chart showing HLF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

And Calpine Corp (Symbol: CPN) saw options trading volume of 42,657 contracts, representing approximately 4.3 million underlying shares or approximately 91.1% of CPN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $13 strike put option expiring January 15, 2016 , with 20,989 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares of CPN. Below is a chart showing CPN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $13 strike highlighted in orange:

For the various different available expirations for SVU options , HLF options , or CPN 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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