Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Ebix Inc (EBIX - Get Report), where a total volume of 1,182 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 118,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 56.6% of EBIX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 208,890 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring January 20, 2017, with 469 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 46,900 underlying shares of EBIX. Below is a chart showing EBIX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:Abercrombie & Fitch Co. ( ANF) saw options trading volume of 17,231 contracts, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares or approximately 52.5% of ANF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12 strike put option expiring December 23, 2016, with 3,063 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 306,300 underlying shares of ANF. Below is a chart showing ANF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12 strike highlighted in orange: And CalAmp Corp ( CAMP) saw options trading volume of 2,168 contracts, representing approximately 216,800 underlying shares or approximately 49.8% of CAMP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 435,710 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017, with 909 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 90,900 underlying shares of CAMP. Below is a chart showing CAMP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:
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