Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Scientific Games Corp (SGMS - Get Report), where a total volume of 3,620 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 362,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 54.3% of SGMS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 667,040 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $46 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017, with 1,071 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 107,100 underlying shares of SGMS. Below is a chart showing SGMS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $46 strike highlighted in orange:

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Donnelley & Sons Company ( RRD) options are showing a volume of 3,156 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 315,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53.2% of RRD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 593,555 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $9 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017, with 2,865 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 286,500 underlying shares of RRD. Below is a chart showing RRD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $9 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. ( DO) saw options trading volume of 12,997 contracts, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares or approximately 52.1% of DO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017, with 3,163 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 316,300 underlying shares of DO. Below is a chart showing DO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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