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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: MDCO, PNK, SAVE

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Medicines Co (Symbol: MDCO), where a total of 8,178 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 817,800 underlying shares. That amounts to about 86.3% of MDCO's average daily trading volume over the past month of 947,420 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $28 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 6,703 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 670,300 underlying shares of MDCO. Below is a chart showing MDCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $28 strike highlighted in orange:

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Pinnacle Entertainment Inc (Symbol: PNK) saw options trading volume of 4,138 contracts, representing approximately 413,800 underlying shares or approximately 63.8% of PNK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 648,895 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 3,222 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 322,200 underlying shares of PNK. Below is a chart showing PNK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Spirit Airlines Inc (Symbol: SAVE) saw options trading volume of 8,810 contracts, representing approximately 881,000 underlying shares or approximately 62.5% of SAVE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $37.50 strike call option expiring December 15, 2017 , with 6,074 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 607,400 underlying shares of SAVE. Below is a chart showing SAVE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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