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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: PXD, TRIP, TTWO


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Pioneer Natural Resources Co (Symbol: PXD), where a total of 6,025 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 602,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 41.1% of PXD's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $160 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 416 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 41,600 underlying shares of PXD. Below is a chart showing PXD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $160 strike highlighted in orange:

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Tripadvisor Inc (Symbol: TRIP) options are showing a volume of 9,350 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 935,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.7% of TRIP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring February 09, 2018 , with 1,523 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 152,300 underlying shares of TRIP. Below is a chart showing TRIP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (Symbol: TTWO) saw options trading volume of 6,667 contracts, representing approximately 666,700 underlying shares or approximately 40.6% of TTWO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $120 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 1,270 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 127,000 underlying shares of TTWO. Below is a chart showing TTWO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for PXD options , TRIP options , or TTWO options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: PXD , TRIP , TTWO


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