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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: FRPT, CMTL, ALB

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Freshpet Inc (Symbol: FRPT), where a total volume of 1,351 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 135,100 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 47.7% of FRPT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 283,320 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 1,005 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,500 underlying shares of FRPT. Below is a chart showing FRPT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Symbol: CMTL) saw options trading volume of 528 contracts, representing approximately 52,800 underlying shares or approximately 47.2% of CMTL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 111,875 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 507 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,700 underlying shares of CMTL. Below is a chart showing CMTL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Albemarle Corp. (Symbol: ALB) options are showing a volume of 6,173 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 617,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.1% of ALB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 1,409 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 140,900 underlying shares of ALB. Below is a chart showing ALB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for FRPT options , CMTL options , or ALB options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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