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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: RS, HELE, SRPT

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (Symbol: RS), where a total volume of 2,839 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 283,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 48.3% of RS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 587,490 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 2,073 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 207,300 underlying shares of RS. Below is a chart showing RS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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Helen of Troy Ltd. (Symbol: HELE) options are showing a volume of 740 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 74,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48.1% of HELE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 153,735 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $100 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 275 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 27,500 underlying shares of HELE. Below is a chart showing HELE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (Symbol: SRPT) saw options trading volume of 7,126 contracts, representing approximately 712,600 underlying shares or approximately 46.8% of SRPT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 789 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 78,900 underlying shares of SRPT. Below is a chart showing SRPT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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