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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: DAR, PXD, HAIN

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Darling Ingredients Inc (Symbol: DAR), where a total of 5,522 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 552,200 underlying shares. That amounts to about 45.2% of DAR’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $18 strike call option expiring October 20, 2017 , with 5,040 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 504,000 underlying shares of DAR. Below is a chart showing DAR’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $18 strike highlighted in orange:

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Pioneer Natural Resources Co (Symbol: PXD) saw options trading volume of 8,384 contracts, representing approximately 838,400 underlying shares or approximately 44.8% of PXD’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $190 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 2,161 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 216,100 underlying shares of PXD. Below is a chart showing PXD’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $190 strike highlighted in orange: Loading+chart++2017+TickerTech.com And Hain Celestial Group Inc (Symbol: HAIN) saw options trading volume of 4,847 contracts, representing approximately 484,700 underlying shares or approximately 42.7% of HAIN’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $38 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 2,355 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 235,500 underlying shares of HAIN. Below is a chart showing HAIN’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $38 strike highlighted in orange: Loading+chart++2017+TickerTech.com For the various different available expirations for DAR options , PXD options , or HAIN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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