Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Peabody Energy Corp (BTU - Get Report), where a total of 13,174 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 152.6% of BTU's average daily trading volume over the past month of 863,255 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $24 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018, with 1,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,000 underlying shares of BTU. Below is a chart showing BTU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $24 strike highlighted in orange:

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NMI Holdings Inc ( NMIH) saw options trading volume of 15,068 contracts, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares or approximately 103.2% of NMIH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017, with 15,020 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of NMIH. Below is a chart showing NMIH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Shutterfly Inc ( SFLY) saw options trading volume of 3,935 contracts, representing approximately 393,500 underlying shares or approximately 91.7% of SFLY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 428,965 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $47.50 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017, with 1,085 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 108,500 underlying shares of SFLY. Below is a chart showing SFLY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $47.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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