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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: CTRL, REGN, MED

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Control4 Corp (Symbol: CTRL), where a total volume of 3,518 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 351,800 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 169.8% of CTRL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 207,130 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 646 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 64,600 underlying shares of CTRL. Below is a chart showing CTRL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Symbol: REGN) saw options trading volume of 12,320 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 148.5% of REGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 829,420 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $410 strike call option expiring August 10, 2018 , with 1,446 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 144,600 underlying shares of REGN. Below is a chart showing REGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $410 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Medifast Inc (Symbol: MED) options are showing a volume of 2,077 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 207,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 136.9% of MED's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 151,770 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $230 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 414 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 41,400 underlying shares of MED. Below is a chart showing MED's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $230 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CTRL options , REGN options , or MED options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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