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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: WEN, MON, LAYN

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Wendy's Co (Symbol: WEN), where a total of 20,909 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 56.5% of WEN's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $17 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 18,190 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares of WEN. Below is a chart showing WEN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17 strike highlighted in orange:

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Monsanto Co (Symbol: MON) options are showing a volume of 14,696 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 56.3% of MON's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $130 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 5,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 500,000 underlying shares of MON. Below is a chart showing MON's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Layne Christensen Co. (Symbol: LAYN) saw options trading volume of 987 contracts, representing approximately 98,700 underlying shares or approximately 55.9% of LAYN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 176,690 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 842 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 84,200 underlying shares of LAYN. Below is a chart showing LAYN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for WEN options , MON options , or LAYN 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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