Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Teradata Corp (TDC - Get Report), where a total volume of 5,819 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 581,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.5% of TDC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $32.50 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017, with 1,235 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 123,500 underlying shares of TDC. Below is a chart showing TDC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $32.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Finish Line, Inc. ( FINL saw options trading volume of 4,492 contracts, representing approximately 449,200 underlying shares or approximately 45.1% of FINL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 996,565 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $18 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017, with 4,103 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 410,300 underlying shares of FINL. Below is a chart showing FINL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $18 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Stratasys, Ltd. ( SSYS saw options trading volume of 2,522 contracts, representing approximately 252,200 underlying shares or approximately 44.7% of SSYS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 564,375 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017, with 1,058 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 105,800 underlying shares of SSYS. Below is a chart showing SSYS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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