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Notable Friday Option Activity: PPC, QCOM, ETFC


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Pilgrims Pride Corp. (Symbol: PPC), where a total of 4,525 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 452,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 44% of PPC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $27 strike call option expiring September 20, 2019 , with 1,075 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 107,500 underlying shares of PPC. Below is a chart showing PPC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27 strike highlighted in orange:

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Qualcomm Inc (Symbol: QCOM) options are showing a volume of 127,421 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 12.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.7% of QCOM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 29.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $88 strike call option expiring April 26, 2019 , with 10,263 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of QCOM. Below is a chart showing QCOM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $88 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Etrade Financial Corporation (Symbol: ETFC) options are showing a volume of 9,546 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 954,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.7% of ETFC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 4,443 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 444,300 underlying shares of ETFC. Below is a chart showing ETFC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for PPC options , QCOM options , or ETFC options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: PPC , QCOM , ETFC



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