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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: NLS, MOH, RAX

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Nautilus Inc (Symbol: NLS), where a total volume of 1,282 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 128,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.5% of NLS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 275,945 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $17.50 strike call option expiring May 20, 2016 , with 410 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 41,000 underlying shares of NLS. Below is a chart showing NLS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Molina Healthcare Inc (Symbol: MOH) options are showing a volume of 7,588 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 758,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42% of MOH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring September 16, 2016 , with 2,582 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 258,200 underlying shares of MOH. Below is a chart showing MOH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Rackspace Hosting Inc (Symbol: RAX) saw options trading volume of 9,636 contracts, representing approximately 963,600 underlying shares or approximately 41.8% of RAX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $21 strike put option expiring June 17, 2016 , with 5,453 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 545,300 underlying shares of RAX. Below is a chart showing RAX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $21 strike highlighted in orange:

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