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Notable Friday Option Activity: PCG, KSS, ZION


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in PG&E Corp (Symbol: PCG), where a total volume of 26,260 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.6 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 41.8% of PCG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $44 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 11,223 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of PCG. Below is a chart showing PCG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $44 strike highlighted in orange:

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Kohl's Corp. (Symbol: KSS) saw options trading volume of 12,224 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 41.4% of KSS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $69 strike put option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 2,185 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 218,500 underlying shares of KSS. Below is a chart showing KSS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $69 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Zions Bancorporation (Symbol: ZION) saw options trading volume of 7,932 contracts, representing approximately 793,200 underlying shares or approximately 41.4% of ZION's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 3,184 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 318,400 underlying shares of ZION. Below is a chart showing ZION's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for PCG options , KSS options , or ZION options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: PCG , KSS , ZION


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