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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: ASPS, GME, RCII

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Altisource Portfolio Solutions SA (Symbol: ASPS), where a total of 901 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 90,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 51.3% of ASPS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 175,760 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 347 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 34,700 underlying shares of ASPS. Below is a chart showing ASPS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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GameStop Corp (Symbol: GME) options are showing a volume of 9,652 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 965,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48.5% of GME's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $26 strike put option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 5,012 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 501,200 underlying shares of GME. Below is a chart showing GME's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $26 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Rent-A-Center Inc. (Symbol: RCII) options are showing a volume of 14,285 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.6% of RCII's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $10 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 11,298 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of RCII. Below is a chart showing RCII's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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