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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: BG, SSTK, GLPI

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Bunge Ltd. (Symbol: BG), where a total volume of 5,864 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 586,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 73.1% of BG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 802,220 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,393 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 139,300 underlying shares of BG. Below is a chart showing BG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

Shutterstock Inc (Symbol: SSTK) options are showing a volume of 1,561 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 156,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 72% of SSTK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 216,830 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 526 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 52,600 underlying shares of SSTK. Below is a chart showing SSTK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

And Gaming & Leisure Properties, Inc (Symbol: GLPI) saw options trading volume of 4,045 contracts, representing approximately 404,500 underlying shares or approximately 60.8% of GLPI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 665,675 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $31 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 2,007 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,700 underlying shares of GLPI. Below is a chart showing GLPI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $31 strike highlighted in orange:

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