Notable Friday Option Activity: MDCO, EXPE, RLGY


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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 11,900 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 92.2% of MDCO's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 5,339 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 533,900 underlying shares of MDCO. Below is a chart showing MDCO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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Expedia Inc (Symbol: EXPE) options are showing a volume of 9,672 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 967,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 54.8% of EXPE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $132 strike put option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 7,644 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 764,400 underlying shares of EXPE. Below is a chart showing EXPE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $132 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Realogy Holdings Corp (Symbol: RLGY) saw options trading volume of 5,141 contracts, representing approximately 514,100 underlying shares or approximately 52% of RLGY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 989,130 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 5,020 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 502,000 underlying shares of RLGY. Below is a chart showing RLGY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for MDCO options , EXPE options , or RLGY options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: MDCO , EXPE , RLGY


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