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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: GPC, CLX, LYB


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Genuine Parts Co. (Symbol: GPC), where a total of 3,145 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 314,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 44.9% of GPC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 701,085 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 1,585 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 158,500 underlying shares of GPC. Below is a chart showing GPC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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Clorox Co (Symbol: CLX) options are showing a volume of 5,615 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 561,500 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.4% of CLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $138 strike call option expiring July 06, 2018 , with 2,958 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 295,800 underlying shares of CLX. Below is a chart showing CLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $138 strike highlighted in orange:

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And LyondellBasell Industries NV (Symbol: LYB) saw options trading volume of 9,064 contracts, representing approximately 906,400 underlying shares or approximately 44.1% of LYB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $120 strike call option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 2,858 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 285,800 underlying shares of LYB. Below is a chart showing LYB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for GPC options , CLX options , or LYB options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: GPC , CLX , LYB



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