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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: HLF, FIVN, BEAT

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Herbalife Ltd. (Symbol: HLF), where a total volume of 11,912 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 89.4% of HLF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,547 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 154,700 underlying shares of HLF. Below is a chart showing HLF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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Five9, Inc (Symbol: FIVN) saw options trading volume of 2,540 contracts, representing approximately 254,000 underlying shares or approximately 86.7% of FIVN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 292,935 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $17.50 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 1,299 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 129,900 underlying shares of FIVN. Below is a chart showing FIVN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And BioTelemetry Inc (Symbol: BEAT) options are showing a volume of 1,997 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 199,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 84.7% of BEAT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 235,760 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $26 strike put option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 420 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 42,000 underlying shares of BEAT. Below is a chart showing BEAT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $26 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for HLF options , FIVN options , or BEAT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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