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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: CMD, MNST, ADI

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Cantel Medical Corp (Symbol: CMD), where a total volume of 954 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 95,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 57.8% of CMD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 165,105 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike put option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 808 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 80,800 underlying shares of CMD. Below is a chart showing CMD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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Monster Beverage Corp (Symbol: MNST) saw options trading volume of 14,767 contracts, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares or approximately 57.4% of MNST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $57 strike put option expiring March 01, 2019 , with 1,732 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 173,200 underlying shares of MNST. Below is a chart showing MNST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Analog Devices Inc (Symbol: ADI) options are showing a volume of 15,809 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53.9% of ADI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 2,993 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 299,300 underlying shares of ADI. Below is a chart showing ADI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CMD options , MNST options , or ADI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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