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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: GD, FOXA, MA


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in General Dynamics Corp (Symbol: GD), where a total of 10,914 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 70.3% of GD's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $190 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 4,258 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 425,800 underlying shares of GD. Below is a chart showing GD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $190 strike highlighted in orange:

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Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (Symbol: FOXA) options are showing a volume of 135,342 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 13.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 65.1% of FOXA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 20.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 35,138 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.5 million underlying shares of FOXA. Below is a chart showing FOXA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Mastercard Inc (Symbol: MA) options are showing a volume of 17,776 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.8 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 58.8% of MA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $195 strike put option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 1,601 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 160,100 underlying shares of MA. Below is a chart showing MA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $195 strike highlighted in orange:

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: GD , FOXA , MA



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