Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (LL - Get Report), where a total volume of 5,686 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 568,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 53.2% of LL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $18.50 strike call option expiring March 10, 2017, with 3,634 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 363,400 underlying shares of LL. Below is a chart showing LL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $18.50 strike highlighted in orange:PetMed Express Inc ( PETS) saw options trading volume of 845 contracts, representing approximately 84,500 underlying shares or approximately 48.1% of PETS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 175,740 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $20 strike put option expiring March 17, 2017, with 693 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 69,300 underlying shares of PETS. Below is a chart showing PETS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange: And Platform Specialty Products Corp ( PAH) options are showing a volume of 12,650 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.4% of PAH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017, with 7,624 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 762,400 underlying shares of PAH. Below is a chart showing PAH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange: For the various different available expirations for LL options, PETS options, or PAH options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.
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