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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: DVA, GT, PXD


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in DaVita Inc (Symbol: DVA), where a total volume of 11,155 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 72.2% of DVA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 8,270 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 827,000 underlying shares of DVA. Below is a chart showing DVA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

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Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (Symbol: GT) options are showing a volume of 21,242 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 65.2% of GT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $26 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 5,194 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 519,400 underlying shares of GT. Below is a chart showing GT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $26 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Pioneer Natural Resources Co (Symbol: PXD) saw options trading volume of 7,536 contracts, representing approximately 753,600 underlying shares or approximately 54.2% of PXD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $200 strike put option expiring June 01, 2018 , with 1,281 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 128,100 underlying shares of PXD. Below is a chart showing PXD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $200 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DVA options , GT options , or PXD options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: DVA , GT , PXD


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