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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: MTDR, YRCW, DNKN

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Matador Resources Co (Symbol: MTDR), where a total volume of 24,379 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.4 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 163.7% of MTDR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $17.50 strike put option expiring December 16, 2016 , with 17,969 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares of MTDR. Below is a chart showing MTDR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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YRC Worldwide Inc (Symbol: YRCW) options are showing a volume of 8,088 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 808,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 77.2% of YRCW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $13 strike call option expiring December 16, 2016 , with 5,020 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 502,000 underlying shares of YRCW. Below is a chart showing YRCW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $13 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Dunkin' Brands Group Inc (Symbol: DNKN) saw options trading volume of 8,772 contracts, representing approximately 877,200 underlying shares or approximately 75.5% of DNKN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring December 16, 2016 , with 6,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 600,000 underlying shares of DNKN. Below is a chart showing DNKN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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