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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: SRG, KMB, AAL

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Seritage Growth Properties (Symbol: SRG), where a total volume of 2,342 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 234,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 60% of SRG’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 390,160 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike put option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 1,211 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 121,100 underlying shares of SRG. Below is a chart showing SRG’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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Kimberly-Clark Corp. (Symbol: KMB) saw options trading volume of 11,549 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 58% of KMB’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $130 strike call option expiring October 20, 2017 , with 10,103 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of KMB. Below is a chart showing KMB’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange: Loading+chart++2017+TickerTech.com And American Airlines Group Inc (Symbol: AAL) saw options trading volume of 41,257 contracts, representing approximately 4.1 million underlying shares or approximately 56.5% of AAL’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $44 strike put option expiring May 26, 2017 , with 13,866 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares of AAL. Below is a chart showing AAL’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $44 strike highlighted in orange: Loading+chart++2017+TickerTech.com For the various different available expirations for SRG options , KMB options , or AAL options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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