Notable Thursday Option Activity: CECO, AAC, PXLW

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Career Education Corp (CECO), where a total of 1,136 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 113,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 53.8% of CECO's average daily trading volume over the past month of 210,980 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $21 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018, with 400 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 40,000 underlying shares of CECO. Below is a chart showing CECO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $21 strike highlighted in orange:

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AAC Holdings Inc ( AAC) saw options trading volume of 543 contracts, representing approximately 54,300 underlying shares or approximately 52.8% of AAC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 102,915 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $10 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018, with 122 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 12,200 underlying shares of AAC. Below is a chart showing AAC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Pixelworks Inc ( PXLW) options are showing a volume of 2,373 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 237,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 50.9% of PXLW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 466,050 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $5 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018, with 1,459 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 145,900 underlying shares of PXLW. Below is a chart showing PXLW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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