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Notable Friday Option Activity: CL, MSFT, MAT


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Colgate-Palmolive Co. (Symbol: CL), where a total of 24,155 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 56.9% of CL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 4.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 10,057 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of CL. Below is a chart showing CL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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Microsoft Corporation (Symbol: MSFT) saw options trading volume of 193,586 contracts, representing approximately 19.4 million underlying shares or approximately 53.6% of MSFT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 36.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $95 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 11,648 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of MSFT. Below is a chart showing MSFT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Mattel Inc (Symbol: MAT) saw options trading volume of 23,391 contracts, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares or approximately 47.2% of MAT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12 strike put option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 17,334 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares of MAT. Below is a chart showing MAT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: CL , MSFT , MAT



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