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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: CPB, IRBT, HAIN

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Campbell Soup Co (Symbol: CPB), where a total volume of 24,462 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.4 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 51.2% of CPB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $42 strike call option expiring August 31, 2018 , with 5,165 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 516,500 underlying shares of CPB. Below is a chart showing CPB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42 strike highlighted in orange:

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iRobot Corp (Symbol: IRBT) saw options trading volume of 4,197 contracts, representing approximately 419,700 underlying shares or approximately 50.4% of IRBT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 832,155 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring September 14, 2018 , with 209 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 20,900 underlying shares of IRBT. Below is a chart showing IRBT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Hain Celestial Group Inc (Symbol: HAIN) options are showing a volume of 6,166 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 616,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 49.2% of HAIN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 973 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 97,300 underlying shares of HAIN. Below is a chart showing HAIN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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