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Notable Friday Option Activity: ACHC, RS, TROX

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Acadia Healthcare Company Inc. (Symbol: ACHC), where a total of 20,713 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 163.6% of ACHC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 10,006 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of ACHC. Below is a chart showing ACHC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (Symbol: RS) options are showing a volume of 6,228 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 622,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 137.2% of RS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 453,870 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 5,296 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 529,600 underlying shares of RS. Below is a chart showing RS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Tronox Ltd (Symbol: TROX) saw options trading volume of 21,062 contracts, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares or approximately 123.6% of TROX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $14 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 3,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 350,000 underlying shares of TROX. Below is a chart showing TROX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $14 strike highlighted in orange:

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