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Notable Friday Option Activity: EOG, WEX, BNFT

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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in EOG Resources, Inc. (Symbol: EOG), where a total of 10,088 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 40.6% of EOG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $140 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,815 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 181,500 underlying shares of EOG. Below is a chart showing EOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $140 strike highlighted in orange:

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Wex Inc (Symbol: WEX) options are showing a volume of 1,322 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 132,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.5% of WEX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 326,070 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $185 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 601 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 60,100 underlying shares of WEX. Below is a chart showing WEX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $185 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Benefitfocus Inc (Symbol: BNFT) saw options trading volume of 974 contracts, representing approximately 97,400 underlying shares or approximately 40.3% of BNFT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 241,835 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 737 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 73,700 underlying shares of BNFT. Below is a chart showing BNFT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for EOG options , WEX options , or BNFT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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