Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP - Get Report), where a total volume of 7,992 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 799,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.5% of AAP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $135 strike call option expiring September 15, 2017, with 2,109 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 210,900 underlying shares of AAP. Below is a chart showing AAP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:Habit Restaurants Inc ( HABT) options are showing a volume of 1,079 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 107,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.5% of HABT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 247,850 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $17 strike put option expiring July 21, 2017, with 900 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 90,000 underlying shares of HABT. Below is a chart showing HABT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17 strike highlighted in orange: And Oxford Industries, Inc. ( OXM) saw options trading volume of 562 contracts, representing approximately 56,200 underlying shares or approximately 42.5% of OXM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 132,130 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017, with 149 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 14,900 underlying shares of OXM. Below is a chart showing OXM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange: For the various different available expirations for AAP options, HABT options, or OXM options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.
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