Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Herc Holdings Inc (HRI - Get Report), where a total of 1,321 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 132,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 89.5% of HRI's average daily trading volume over the past month of 147,650 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018, with 513 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 51,300 underlying shares of HRI. Below is a chart showing HRI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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Ulta Beauty Inc ( ULTA) options are showing a volume of 10,117 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 86.9% of ULTA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $220 strike put option expiring January 26, 2018, with 800 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 80,000 underlying shares of ULTA. Below is a chart showing ULTA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $220 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Rockwell Medical, Inc ( RMTI) options are showing a volume of 2,597 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 259,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 86.2% of RMTI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 301,325 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $7 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018, with 770 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 77,000 underlying shares of RMTI. Below is a chart showing RMTI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7 strike highlighted in orange:

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