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Notable Friday Option Activity: COHU, BIIB, FDX

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Cohu, Inc. (Symbol: COHU), where a total volume of 1,554 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 155,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 70.7% of COHU's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 219,805 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $17.50 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 202 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 20,200 underlying shares of COHU. Below is a chart showing COHU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $17.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Biogen Inc (Symbol: BIIB) options are showing a volume of 11,836 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 69.2% of BIIB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $325 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 509 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,900 underlying shares of BIIB. Below is a chart showing BIIB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $325 strike highlighted in orange:

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And FedEx Corp (Symbol: FDX) options are showing a volume of 13,691 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 67.9% of FDX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $250 strike call option expiring March 09, 2018 , with 1,030 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 103,000 underlying shares of FDX. Below is a chart showing FDX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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