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Notable Friday Option Activity: INTC, MDT, KORS


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Intel Corp (Symbol: INTC), where a total volume of 103,372 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 10.3 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 47.8% of INTC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 21.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 6,025 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 602,500 underlying shares of INTC. Below is a chart showing INTC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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Medtronic PLC (Symbol: MDT) saw options trading volume of 23,618 contracts, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares or approximately 46.6% of MDT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $88 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 3,977 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 397,700 underlying shares of MDT. Below is a chart showing MDT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $88 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (Symbol: KORS) saw options trading volume of 15,219 contracts, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares or approximately 44.4% of KORS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike call option expiring June 08, 2018 , with 3,114 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 311,400 underlying shares of KORS. Below is a chart showing KORS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for INTC options , MDT options , or KORS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: INTC , MDT , KORS


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