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Notable Thursday Option Activity: VAL, RAD, NTRI

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Valspar Corp (Symbol: VAL), where a total of 3,621 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 362,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 93.8% of VAL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 386,140 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 1,622 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 162,200 underlying shares of VAL. Below is a chart showing VAL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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Rite Aid Corp (Symbol: RAD) options are showing a volume of 245,865 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 24.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 91% of RAD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 27.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $8 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 45,250 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 4.5 million underlying shares of RAD. Below is a chart showing RAD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $8 strike highlighted in orange:

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And NutriSystem Inc (Symbol: NTRI) options are showing a volume of 1,401 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 140,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 79.1% of NTRI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 177,120 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $33 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 1,326 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 132,600 underlying shares of NTRI. Below is a chart showing NTRI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $33 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for VAL options , RAD options , or NTRI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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