Notable Thursday Option Activity: EVHC, REN, FLWS

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Envision Healthcare Corp (EVHC), where a total of 23,698 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 105.4% of EVHC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018, with 8,200 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 820,000 underlying shares of EVHC. Below is a chart showing EVHC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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Resolute Energy Corp ( REN) options are showing a volume of 6,803 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 680,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 95.3% of REN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 714,135 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $42 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018, with 2,950 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 295,000 underlying shares of REN. Below is a chart showing REN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42 strike highlighted in orange:

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And 1-800 Flowers.com, Inc. ( FLWS) options are showing a volume of 1,332 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 133,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 91.6% of FLWS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 145,425 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $10 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018, with 1,229 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 122,900 underlying shares of FLWS. Below is a chart showing FLWS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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