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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: ALLY, BOOT, IAC

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Ally Financial Inc (Symbol: ALLY), where a total volume of 117,710 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 11.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 236.2% of ALLY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 37,049 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.7 million underlying shares of ALLY. Below is a chart showing ALLY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22 strike highlighted in orange:

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Boot Barn Holdings Inc (Symbol: BOOT) saw options trading volume of 8,347 contracts, representing approximately 834,700 underlying shares or approximately 188.8% of BOOT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 442,115 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike put option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 4,025 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 402,500 underlying shares of BOOT. Below is a chart showing BOOT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And IAC/InterActiveCorp (Symbol: IAC) saw options trading volume of 8,131 contracts, representing approximately 813,100 underlying shares or approximately 146.6% of IAC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 554,815 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,911 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 191,100 underlying shares of IAC. Below is a chart showing IAC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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