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Notable Friday Option Activity: EXAS, MLM, RLGY

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in EXACT Sciences Corp. (Symbol: EXAS), where a total volume of 10,490 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 48.1% of EXAS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 1,459 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 145,900 underlying shares of EXAS. Below is a chart showing EXAS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (Symbol: MLM) saw options trading volume of 3,551 contracts, representing approximately 355,100 underlying shares or approximately 47.5% of MLM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 748,235 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $210 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 1,141 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 114,100 underlying shares of MLM. Below is a chart showing MLM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $210 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Realogy Holdings Corp (Symbol: RLGY) saw options trading volume of 7,270 contracts, representing approximately 727,000 underlying shares or approximately 47.5% of RLGY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 2,505 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 250,500 underlying shares of RLGY. Below is a chart showing RLGY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for EXAS options , MLM options , or RLGY 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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