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Notable Monday Option Activity: DKS, PLCE, AIRM

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc (Symbol: DKS), where a total volume of 12,361 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 75.3% of DKS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike put option expiring November 18, 2016 , with 3,328 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 332,800 underlying shares of DKS. Below is a chart showing DKS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

Children's Place, Inc. (Symbol: PLCE) options are showing a volume of 3,447 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 344,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 73.3% of PLCE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 470,230 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 1,600 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 160,000 underlying shares of PLCE. Below is a chart showing PLCE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

And Air Methods Corp. (Symbol: AIRM) options are showing a volume of 6,243 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 624,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 71.6% of AIRM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 872,320 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring January 20, 2017 , with 3,055 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 305,500 underlying shares of AIRM. Below is a chart showing AIRM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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