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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: LGIH, MAR, FBIO

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in LGI Homes, Inc. (Symbol: LGIH), where a total volume of 1,303 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 130,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 47.4% of LGIH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 274,915 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 344 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 34,400 underlying shares of LGIH. Below is a chart showing LGIH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Marriott International, Inc. (Symbol: MAR) options are showing a volume of 9,001 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 900,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.3% of MAR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $120 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 1,504 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,400 underlying shares of MAR. Below is a chart showing MAR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Fortress Biotech Inc (Symbol: FBIO) options are showing a volume of 623 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 62,300 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.1% of FBIO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 132,210 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $2.50 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 530 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 53,000 underlying shares of FBIO. Below is a chart showing FBIO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $2.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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