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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: AYI, DIS, MFA

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Acuity Brands Inc (Symbol: AYI), where a total volume of 2,972 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 297,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 42.5% of AYI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 699,240 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $180 strike call option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 592 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 59,200 underlying shares of AYI. Below is a chart showing AYI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $180 strike highlighted in orange:

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Walt Disney Co. (Symbol: DIS) saw options trading volume of 33,397 contracts, representing approximately 3.3 million underlying shares or approximately 42.3% of DIS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 1,868 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 186,800 underlying shares of DIS. Below is a chart showing DIS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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And MFA Financial, Inc. (Symbol: MFA) saw options trading volume of 10,070 contracts, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares or approximately 41% of MFA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $8 strike put option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 10,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of MFA. Below is a chart showing MFA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $8 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AYI options , DIS options , or MFA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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