Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Scientific Games Corp (SGMS - Get Report), where a total of 52,302 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 5.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 633.3% of SGMS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 825,830 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring July 21, 2017, with 32,002 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.2 million underlying shares of SGMS. Below is a chart showing SGMS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. ( LJPC) options are showing a volume of 1,123 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 112,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 119.4% of LJPC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 94,055 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring January 20, 2017, with 640 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 64,000 underlying shares of LJPC. Below is a chart showing LJPC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Trinseo SA ( TSE) options are showing a volume of 5,086 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 508,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 91.2% of TSE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 557,530 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017, with 2,506 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 250,600 underlying shares of TSE. Below is a chart showing TSE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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