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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: DIS, HBI, ADP

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Walt Disney Co. (Symbol: DIS), where a total volume of 27,016 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.5% of DIS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 2,527 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 252,700 underlying shares of DIS. Below is a chart showing DIS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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HanesBrands Inc (Symbol: HBI) options are showing a volume of 19,413 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43% of HBI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $23 strike call option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 9,537 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 953,700 underlying shares of HBI. Below is a chart showing HBI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $23 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Automatic Data Processing Inc. (Symbol: ADP) options are showing a volume of 6,706 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 670,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.6% of ADP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $118 strike call option expiring November 10, 2017 , with 3,450 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 345,000 underlying shares of ADP. Below is a chart showing ADP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $118 strike highlighted in orange:

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