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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: YRCW, AAL, SHW

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in YRC Worldwide Inc (Symbol: YRCW), where a total of 4,620 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 462,000 underlying shares. That amounts to about 76% of YRCW's average daily trading volume over the past month of 608,045 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring July 21, 2017 , with 1,016 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 101,600 underlying shares of YRCW. Below is a chart showing YRCW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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American Airlines Group Inc (Symbol: AAL) saw options trading volume of 38,608 contracts, representing approximately 3.9 million underlying shares or approximately 75.8% of AAL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 12,519 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of AAL. Below is a chart showing AAL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Sherwin-Williams Co (Symbol: SHW) options are showing a volume of 5,664 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 566,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 74.3% of SHW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 762,010 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $300 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 2,008 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 200,800 underlying shares of SHW. Below is a chart showing SHW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $300 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for YRCW options , AAL options , or SHW options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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