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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: AZO, FDX, ROK


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in AutoZone, Inc. (Symbol: AZO), where a total volume of 4,224 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 422,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 109.6% of AZO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 385,345 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $772.50 strike put option expiring February 09, 2018 , with 300 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 30,000 underlying shares of AZO. Below is a chart showing AZO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $772.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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FedEx Corp (Symbol: FDX) options are showing a volume of 19,138 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 108.2% of FDX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $170 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 750 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 75,000 underlying shares of FDX. Below is a chart showing FDX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $170 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Rockwell Automation, Inc. (Symbol: ROK) saw options trading volume of 8,267 contracts, representing approximately 826,700 underlying shares or approximately 85.2% of ROK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 969,815 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $175 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 3,009 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,900 underlying shares of ROK. Below is a chart showing ROK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $175 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AZO options , FDX options , or ROK options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AZO , FDX , ROK


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