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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: BLL, EEFT, SNOW

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Ball Corp (Symbol: BLL), where a total volume of 9,452 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 945,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 49.5% of BLL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring February 19, 2016 , with 4,700 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 470,000 underlying shares of BLL. Below is a chart showing BLL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

Euronet Worldwide Inc. (Symbol: EEFT) saw options trading volume of 2,199 contracts, representing approximately 219,900 underlying shares or approximately 45.5% of EEFT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 483,305 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring February 19, 2016 , with 886 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 88,600 underlying shares of EEFT. Below is a chart showing EEFT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

And Intrawest Resorts Holdings Inc (Symbol: SNOW) options are showing a volume of 2,708 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 270,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.6% of SNOW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 606,925 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike put option expiring February 19, 2016 , with 1,258 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 125,800 underlying shares of SNOW. Below is a chart showing SNOW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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