Notable Monday Option Activity: ACOR, MODN, SCHN

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Acorda Therapeutics Inc (ACOR), where a total of 3,761 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 376,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 68% of ACOR's average daily trading volume over the past month of 552,810 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $13 strike put option expiring April 20, 2018, with 2,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,000 underlying shares of ACOR. Below is a chart showing ACOR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $13 strike highlighted in orange:

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Model N, Inc ( MODN) saw options trading volume of 1,136 contracts, representing approximately 113,600 underlying shares or approximately 67.5% of MODN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 168,220 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $16 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018, with 597 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 59,700 underlying shares of MODN. Below is a chart showing MODN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $16 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc ( SCHN) options are showing a volume of 1,949 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 194,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 66.9% of SCHN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 291,120 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $38 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018, with 244 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 24,400 underlying shares of SCHN. Below is a chart showing SCHN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $38 strike highlighted in orange:

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