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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: ENDP, SHW, ASGN

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Endo International plc (Symbol: ENDP), where a total volume of 53,651 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 5.4 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 71.6% of ENDP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $27.50 strike call option expiring May 20, 2016 , with 23,888 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares of ENDP. Below is a chart showing ENDP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Sherwin-Williams Co (Symbol: SHW) options are showing a volume of 4,981 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 498,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 67.2% of SHW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 741,405 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $290 strike call option expiring May 20, 2016 , with 4,035 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 403,500 underlying shares of SHW. Below is a chart showing SHW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $290 strike highlighted in orange:

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And On Assignment, Inc. (Symbol: ASGN) options are showing a volume of 1,546 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 154,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 66.4% of ASGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 232,705 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring May 20, 2016 , with 1,030 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 103,000 underlying shares of ASGN. Below is a chart showing ASGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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