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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: LDOS, WMGI, AGO

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Leidos Holdings Inc (Symbol: LDOS), where a total of 13,275 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 48.3% of LDOS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring September 16, 2016 , with 6,063 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 606,300 underlying shares of LDOS. Below is a chart showing LDOS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Wright Medical Group NV (Symbol: WMGI) saw options trading volume of 6,285 contracts, representing approximately 628,500 underlying shares or approximately 44.7% of WMGI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $17.50 strike put option expiring August 19, 2016 , with 5,205 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 520,500 underlying shares of WMGI. Below is a chart showing WMGI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Assured Guaranty Ltd (Symbol: AGO) options are showing a volume of 3,702 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 370,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.1% of AGO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 840,020 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $27 strike call option expiring October 21, 2016 , with 3,700 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 370,000 underlying shares of AGO. Below is a chart showing AGO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27 strike highlighted in orange:

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