Commodity Hedging and Risk Management

Your business is too valuable to be left to chance. Count on Huntington for a customized hedging program tailored to your specific exposure.

We manage price risk across several major commodity classes including energy, base metals, and precious metals. Multiple financial strategies govern exposures to commodity price volatility.

  • Energy: Natural Gas, Gasoline, Diesel Fuel, Crude Oil, Fuel Oil/Bunker Fuels, Jet Fuel, Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs), Coal
  • Industrial/Base Metals: Aluminum, Copper, Nickel, Zinc, Lead, Tin, Steel
  • Precious Metals: Gold, Silver, Copper, Platinum, Palladium


  • Fixed Price Swaps
  • Basis Swaps
  • Call Options
  • Put Options
  • Option Combinations
  • Swaptions

In today's volatile commodity markets, everything from weather patterns and supply disruptions to geopolitical and economic concerns can increase commodity price volatility. Staying on top of your commodity exposure requires time, access, and experience. At Huntington, it's a full time-job designed to help you manage the risk.

With more than 40 years of combined financial market experience, our team can help you and your company navigate changing commodity prices and execute appropriate hedging strategies. We engage in a strategic discussion with you that results in a customized approach to hedging and risk management. Huntington's wide range of products can help manage your commodities-related exposures, adding predictability and consistency based on your risk tolerance. We'll meet with your team, understand your needs, and help you develop and implement a strategy to reduce your exposure to commodity price fluctuation. Moving forward, we remain accessible and involved. And, because we are not making investments, you benefit from our independent approach to the market. We're in this business to help you succeed. From our perspective, it's the start of a long term relationship.

Ready to get started? Contact our Commodities Trading Desk at: 1-866-922-8066 or email us

Investment products and services are offered through Huntington Investment Company (“HIC”).  HIC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (“HBI”), and is registered as a Broker Dealer with FINRA, and a member of SIPC. Investments are: NOT A DEPOSIT, NOT FDIC-INSURED, NOT GUARANTEED BY THE BANK, NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY, MAY LOSE VALUE