Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Marriott International, Inc. (MAR), where a total of 26,415 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 97.2% of MAR's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring October 20, 2017, with 22,584 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares of MAR. Below is a chart showing MAR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:Deckers Outdoor Corp. ( DECK) options are showing a volume of 4,527 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 452,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 95.1% of DECK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 475,990 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $62 strike call option expiring May 26, 2017, with 1,064 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 106,400 underlying shares of DECK. Below is a chart showing DECK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $62 strike highlighted in orange: And Genesco Inc. ( GCO) saw options trading volume of 3,613 contracts, representing approximately 361,300 underlying shares or approximately 92.2% of GCO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 391,800 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017, with 2,271 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 227,100 underlying shares of GCO. Below is a chart showing GCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange: For the various different available expirations for MAR options, DECK options, or GCO options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.
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